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Subject:Re: Irony Dectectors (WAS: Ph.D.'s) From:"Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 31 Dec 1996 08:48:56 -0800
At 10:34 AM 12/31/96 -0400, John wrote:
> That's amazing!
> It's nearly impossible to believe writers could have used irony without
> this convention for, what, three thousand years?
Yeah, but look at all the trouble Jonathan Swift got into without it.
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