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Situational irony: The opposite of what you think - Christopher Warner

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Leaps and bounds separate that which is ironic and that which many people simply say is ironic. Christopher Warner wants to set the record straight: Something is ironic if and only if it is the exact opposite of what you would expect.

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  • Animator Ben Pearce
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  • Narrator Christopher Warner

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