August 29, 2007

Definition of Irony

Pronunciation: 'I-r&-nE also 'I(-&)r-nE
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -nies
Etymology: Latin ironia, from Greek eirOnia, from eirOn dissembler
(1) : incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result (2) : an event or result marked by such incongruity

See or see also:
Burning Man Torched Early; Artist Held
SAN FRANCISCO - Burning Man became Burnt Man four days early on Tuesday, and a San Francisco performance artist was arrested on suspicion of igniting the signature figure of the counterculture festival in the remote Nevada desert. read more
Is there anything more counterculture than being counter- counterculture? This guy exemplifies the spirit of Burning Man! You can tell by the face paint and the nudity.

Though of course I'm not a Burning Man kinda guy, so what the hell do I know?


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