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Ironic statement

Don'trust your heart because it's not on the right side.

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    The phrase "on the right side" has a double meaning -- is that what irony is?

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    Yes..

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    To say one thing when you mean something else - irony

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    I mean "the right side" means two things (double meaning): the right (as opposed to the left) and correct (as opposed to incorrect).

    Is that what irony means?

    http://www.answers.com/irony

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    Yes. "As opposed to the left"

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    I agree with Writeacher that it doesn't look like irony. I'd call it a play on words.

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    Thank you both.

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    You're very welcome.

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    Then it's a pun

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    Ah, yes -- you're right.

    =)

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    Thank you again.

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    YW!!

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