Irony: "the opposite of what you think"

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Nothing will be clarified, but please enjoy this instructional video on irony from Explore. As we have recently established, nobody really knows what irony is, though, to lift a phrase from Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart, who was actually writing about hard-core pornography, you generally know it when you see it. Anyway, TED Education's Christopher Warner takes a shot. Does he succeed? Who knows? It's a cartoon, and there's cake.

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