by Patrick Appel
Most people don't understand sarcasm:
[T]he majority of people 55 percent who responded to this survey thought they were giving an example of a sarcastic remark they made, when in fact what they gave was a non-sarcastic remark! A couple of examples “You really need to stop letting things blow your head up because you’re not that cute” and “I coach a girls’ softball team and during a game I yelled at a girl jogging to the base, My grandmother can run faster than that.’”
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