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Can somebody please give me a few FUNNY examples of verbal irony?

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  1. emecham
    • 3 years ago
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    Read the poem smart by Shel Silverstine also Inchcape Rock by Robert Southey is a very good example. you should be able to find both of them if you google it.

  2. Redwood_Girl
    • 3 years ago
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    I'd say almost anything by Jon Stewart employs verbal irony. Whenever he says anything in which his ostensible meaning differs from the actual meaning, that's irony. In his hands, irony is a tool for both criticism and laughter. http://www.thedailyshow.com/ You might also try Oscar Wilde's play _The Importance of Being Earnest_, though that may not seem as immediately funny to you. You have to become involved with the characters and the plot, and the humor is more arch.

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