Tuesday, November 24, 2015

sarcastic/ironic: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Not all ironic comments are sarcastic. Sarcasm is meant to mock or wound. Irony can be amusing without being maliciously aimed at hurting anyone.

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