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1 a Piggly Wiggly has become a Planet Fitness?

2 Not very long ago I was in New York for a few weeks and decided to get a tattoo while I was there. It was a partly impulsive decision. Iâd thought of doing it for years, but I think of doing all sorts of relatively exciting and ostensibly transgressive things and never do them, either because I am too lazy or too cowardly or because I come to my senses in time to stop myself. I was in New York mostly on account of not wanting to be in Boston. I was at sea from a breakup, and the former beloved happened to live next door. You are probably supposed to get a tattoo removed at the end of a relationship, get that name in the heart erased or changed to signify something else  Ken to Kenya, Olivia to Bolivia. But somehow this great unpleasant change in my life made me feel as if it was the right time to get the tattoo done. You have all sorts of ideas for self-improvement at such times. And I had always had a particular self-improvement purpose in mind for my tattoo: that it should serve as a visible reminder to be a better person, a symbol that, every time I saw it, would remind me that I had made a commitment to myself to be good. A friend recommended a place to me, but I waited too long to call. So I just wandered around in the East Village looking for a place. I told myself I wouldnât go anywhere that had a chain of bongs hanging in the window. Half a dozen parlors on St. Markâs Place eliminated themselves immediately, and I was g...

3 JFK's assassin ends up getting shot himself?

4 a race-car driver dies in an automobile accident?

5 Fix: manually Outlook data file cannot be accessed error.

6 Is it ironic that You want to be a vaccum cleaner but you don't want cleaning...

7 I left a guy who was cruel for a guy that was nice and now that same guy who was nice is cruel....

8 Why was it ironic when nicotinic acid was found in a variety of foods

9 Is it ironic that the highest scoring offense in the NFL got shutout?

10 My brother claims that a hard drive is his even though it has all my documents on it?...

11 We celebrate independence day because we didn't wanna pay a foreign government taxes, but today we make US citizens living abroad pay taxes to the US government?...

12 the Monroe County (Mississippi) sheriff's last name is Crook?

13 When you're in a store where you don't work, people automatically assume you work there and ask where something is, yet when you're at the store where you do work, people have to ask if you work there, even though they can clearly see you have a uniform and nametag?...

14 a cop gets a traffic ticket?

15 A person in the middle of making a speech advocating for the principle of free speech, tells someone who interrupts him to shut up?...

16 As a Brit I have spent a long time searching for examples of irony on the web and despite there being many; few if any are actually ironic.. like that song, it's ironic that it's about irony yet fails to give a single valid example in its entire length....

17 I've been working out too, but it never really works out

18 It's ironic that a website dedicated to explaining irony by examples does not have a prominently featured way to sort all the submitted examples by "most ironic"...

19 there wasn't much people in the burger stand because people say it only sells burgers....

20 From saving Private Ryan, that the soldier, in the beginning, is shot in the helmet,so he isn't killed. However then he takes his helmet off and is shot in the head an killed....

21 "Those islands yonder, they are the steppingstones to the future of Japan"...

22 I stayed up all night trying to fix my sleep tracker.

23 I bought a mindfulness colouring book to help with stress but got wound up because I couldn't find a yellow felt tip pen I needed....

24 Is it ironic for a realy big dog to be scared of a small puppy

25 he loved his new job as much as a root canal