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Irony

Irony is wasted on the stupid.   (Oscar Wilde)

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Definition:

Irony (n.)  :  the humerous or mildly sarcastic use of words to imply the opposite of what they normally mean.

Synonyms  :  sarcasm, derision, mockery, contempt, humour, satire, ridicule, taunt.

Scrabble Value:

I = 1 point
R = 1 point
O = 1 point
N = 1 point
Y = 4 points

Irony is worth at least 8 points in the game of scrabble.

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12 June 2013 07:21

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