On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 10:14:45AM +0900, Eero Saynatkari wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 08:32:24AM +0900, Joel VanderWerf wrote:
> >> >
> >> >Do you know what ironic means?
> >> >
> >> 
> >> After gem install MerriamWebster, ri irony outputs:
> > 
> > [ Considering the responses by both you and James, I guess the real
> > question here is "Does Squeamizh know what 'ironic' means?"
> 
> Someone needs more George Carlin. In any case, I
> would not necessarily call this 'ironic', rather
> 'hypocritical' or 'oxymoronic'.

Joel was not being ironic -- rather, the circumstance of Joel's
commentary was itself ironic.


> 
> It would approach irony if Joel's big software
> project would fail because Wasabi was unstable
> and broke the whole thing :)

That, too, would be ironic -- even more so.

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