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Take It from Weird Al: Irony is *Not* Coincidence

Each music video this week by Alfred Matthew Yankovic has been as clever as the one before it. A fact that is neither coincidental or ironic.

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That’s a reference to our favorite grammatical tip from Tuesday’s “Word Crimes” – Irony is not coincidence. A day later, FishbowlNY, as a public service, has checked to see if this portion of Video #2 was taken to heart by those toiling in the content trenches. It doesn’t appear so:

Ironically, the Smartphone is the ultimate social media tool…

Ironically, we live in a truly Golden Age of television…

Ironically enough, he was behind Weeden on Cleveland’s depth chart like he is here in Dallas…

Keep singing it, Al!

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