[rfc-i] DOIs and RFCs

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Wed Feb 12 08:31:08 PST 2014

On 2/12/2014 8:25 AM, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> Ah, thank you for the clarification and the motivation to review my

Always glad to help.  Clarity on culture and group importance is paramount.

> understanding of the differences between "sarcasm", "irony", and
> "satire".  :-)
> (A nice short description of those differences, if you're interested:
> <http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/english2/handouts/irony.pdf>.
> But this does take us well beyond the intended discussion on this thread.)

1. The second example under irony relies on an impressive error.  It 
clearly misunderstand that she was quite obviously /already/ retarded.

2. The text seems to imply that these 3 terms are mutually exclusive. 
Another error, methinks.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking

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