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Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 2
WORKING TO LIVE RATHER THAN LIVING TO WORK Before the dawn of recorded history, a major period of transition occurred. Nomadic hunter-gatherer clans transformed themselves into larger communities who farmed the land. This they did by planting their own...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
The Rise Of The Rede
A Change In Emphasis The Wiccan Rede currently enjoys an extremely visible role in Paganism. As of this writing, a browser search using the term "Wiccan Rede" will generate no less than 4,000 listings. Go to a specific Web site with a "basics...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
People of the Book: Fighting the Holy War
At the heart of most of the world's great religions, there is a sacred text. This is usually a compilation of the words of the enlightened founder of the path or the interpretations of the life and teachings of this founder. Within this text is contained the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 7
MAKING FRIENDS WITH NATURE AND NATURAL LAW The fall of human society has not occurred overnight. It has taken many centuries, many millennia in fact, for the Divine potentials and inherent genius of the human being to degrade into the modern...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Momus
Daughter of Nyx, and the Spirit of Derision, Sarcasm, and Irony....
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Types of Irony
Types of Irony. • Dramatic. – Have you ever seen a horror movie that has a killer on the loose?
IRONY, SARCASM, SATIRE
Clues for Detecting Irony in User-Generated Contents: Oh...!! It's “so
irony in sentences containing positive predicates since these sentences are more exposed to irony, making their true po- larity harder to recognize.
7 Humor and Irony in Interaction: From Mode Adoption to Failure of
THE CONCEPT OF IRONY
likelihood of' seeking the right explanation in irony also in- creases. All these irony.

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Dan Walters: A Labor Day that drips with irony
By Dan Walters California, like other Western states, was not fertile ground for labor union organization during the early 20th century, with Southern California employers being particularly hostile, even violently so, to union activity.
Big 12 pregame: Texas A&M vs. SMU: Welcome to the Irony Bowl
And if SMU wants to make some Brownie points with the Big 12, an upset of the Aggies would go a long way. The Aggies and Mustangs have played just once since the breakup of the Southwest Conference, a 66-8 A&M rout in 2005.
Irony In The Post-9/11 Age: Comedy And Tragedy As 'Very Strange Roommates'
Saturday on Weekend Edition, Neda Ulaby looks at the issue of irony in the 10 years since the Sept. 11 attacks.
Ford At Greater Risk of Strike After Avoiding Bailout Money
By Doug McKelway It may seem a cruel irony that the one US automaker that took no bailout money is now at greater risk of a national strike as it continues labor negotiations with union leaders.
The irony of the Anonymous mask
But there is a tasty irony about the fact that the V mask is itself a copyrighted product. Every time that Rubies sells one – for $6.49, £5.

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Irony | Define Irony at Dictionary.com
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning: the irony of her reply, “How nice!” when I said I had to work all weekend. 2.
Irony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Irony - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
The 3 Most Common Uses of Irony - The Oatmeal
The 3 Most Common Uses of Irony. A little bit ironic, dontcha think?
irony - definition and examples of irony - figure of speech

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