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51 "I'm not lying," I lie. (The Wall by William Sutcliffe)

52 an example used to explain irony isn't ironic?

53 someone just told me about an "unspoken" rule?

54 Is it ironic that correct spellling is important.

55 Someone says "nescient isn't a word mate, just a lil tip 4 ya" when nescient means "lacking knowledge: ignorant" https://www.facebook.com/georgehtakei/photos/a.223098324386295.105971.205344452828349/1201015193261265/?type=1&theater...

56 In the Coastal Virgina USA area, near Virginia Beach and Norfolk, the land area is known as Tidewater. Also, Hampton Roads is a body of water in the bay....

57 in the story I am reading, a family tries to protect themselves with many varieties of unnecessary security defences, but it ends up killing their own son ?...

58 the fear of palindromes, aibohphobia, is a palindrome itself.

59 Is it Ironic that the Moral to the Story isn't ironic? Or is it? Story of Irony Incident of Superstition One of the greatest incentives in being reared on dirt roads was taking the wheel at the age of too damn young to drive. Mom hated driving but liked to go joy-riding for berries against fences on back roads when Dad was at work. The car was a vintage, Dodge Dart, that neither of us had no business in that day. We had been warned. Mom was certainly the most superstitious in the family. She was just strange over much to do about nothing really. This is why her view of black cats left me vexed, in that she held no contempt of them in any perceived fate. This notion of scary paths to cross came directly from a boy in the neighborhood that was dating a good friend of mine; he was ghastly alarmed of black cats and their strange comings and goings, and warned anyone who would listen. You see, his granny had a run-in with one right before his pappy had passed just two days before the incident, and five of his Uncle Joe's best chickens went missing. I was strikingly convinced. During the drive Mom was completely spaced off, looking out the window for the next batch of road side berries. I was immediately wary as I saw him pass before me. My blood ran as cold as November's witch at the height of July. Suddenly, I felt like a quail hiding from the hunt; needing to freeze, yet adhering to tear out of the brambles in screaming torment with every foot that fell near. I was petrified. I turned to my mother for guidance to no avail. There was synchronized yelling, me, begging her to take the wheel, her, yelling back at me: Why! And how! And what the hell are you doing! At first she was in shock of the seriousness of it all. She hadn't spotted the cat until I pointed it out to her. After she saw it and realized the absurdity of my mind-set, she got tickled and started laughing. Witch. I couldn't believe it! What was I going to do? I couldn't cross the path and she was no help at all. Unassuming of the lengths I would go not to cross the dark shadow now standing at attention in a field athwart yonder way; she sat there laughing. Unbelievable! I'm sure the cat had heard the commotion coming down the road then jetted to a safe distance to watch the unfolding of his tomfoolery. No worries in the end though, Mom shut right up as I hit the ditch. Suddenly, I had decided on my own that the crossing of a cat's path wasn't going to get the best of me, or my daddy's chickens. However, later on that evening, we did have some explaining to do over all the scratches. Ruined my whole damn weekend. Moral to the Story: Superstition sucks, and there's no bad luck unless you bring your own. - See more at: http://allpoetry.com/story/11555121-A-Story-of-Irony-by-Pishashee#sthash.SjN0zPDa.dpuf...

60 my most overused word is 'overuse'?

61 Frederick Douglass, as a slave boy, bribed white boys to teach him how to read?...

62 Your English teacher gives your paper an F and explain by writing on it "your a bad speler. You're speling - its abizmall"?...

63 the word 'monosyllabic' is made up of 5 syllables.

64 If a character in a story represents right and there's another that represents wrong, is it ironic if the right character ends up killing someone?...

65 Is it ironic that the word 'pronunciation' is often itself mispronounced? (ie, people say 'pro-nOUnc-ee-ay-shun' versus the correct pro-nUnc-ee-ay-shun)...

66 someone writes "your an idiot"?

67 I posted the following: I don't know if this is a 'blessing' or a 'curse'. Men hit on me at the supermarket, but the thing is that these men are seventy to ninety-nine years old! I think it's cute, but embarrassing at the same time. Their flirting is kind of cute. One day I was looking at the paper towels at the store, and this 90 year-old man approached me and said, "What are you looking at? All paper towels are the same." I said, "Well, I usually use a rag, so I don't really know which brand to buy." Then he started complimenting my hair, and started talking about this and that. Suddenly, a 101 year-old man approached the man talking to me and he said to him, "Let me know when you're done flirting because I'm next." Another time, I helped an 80 year old man with his basket and he said to me, "Thank you for being so kind to an old man." I said, "Well, an old man took take of me when I was a child." He said, "He did a wonderful jo-nd you're also pretty." Then he said, "So, who takes care of you now, Huh?" and he winked at me. Someone replied: "Some irony missed here, methinks…" ...

68 When a person who is obsessed with making lists is murdered, and the murderer leaves a list of the people he plans on getting next. (I'm asking for a story I'm writing. I'm not crazy lol.)...

69 Is it ironic if a there was a book called, "How to Read"?

70 Clary, from the mortal instruments city of bones, finds out that jace is a shadow hunter and completely judges him and is also frightened by him,when in fact she herself is a shadowhunter...

71 I wrote a poem about a metaphorical life storm and then a real storm hits....

72 I'm reading Fahrenheit 451 for the first time on a speed reading mobile app?...

73 Chasing my dream and catching it would set me free

74 in the poem "My Last Duchess", the persona - the Duke - hates his wife for having a 'spot of joy' on her cheek in reality, but then admires a painting of her which shows that exact trait? Is it ironic because the viewer would expect a person who admires a painting to love the object of the painting but he doesn't?...

75 In the Odyssey, the goddess Athena disguises herself as an old man and uses special sandals to walk on the water to get to Ithaka. Telemakhos, the man whom she stays with, questions the goddess-appearing-as-man about how he arrived in Ithaka, saying "What kind of ship is yours ... I don't suppose you walked here on the sea."...