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Irony

Irony

1. Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.

2. Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.

Origin: From iron.


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When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... (As I said above ) And I've been trying to say that in my small way in some of blog and twitter discussions as well. I was struck myself with the irony! Dr Danielle Lee was making her main point about unreasonable demands. And then in the fall out, many folks around the internet were effectively ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:58 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... actually not work on this full time; and might not be checking work emails on the weekend. So yes, we are waiting. And so we should. The huge irony here is that Ofek was incredibly rude just because Dr Lee didn't choose to donate her professional time. That's appalling. So let's not make the ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:32 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
Replies: 79
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... whore. Perhaps this is merely being diplomatic and covering bases, but this is not the sort of situation in which that plays well. There is a sad irony in that title of this thread being, "When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?" and your implicit response, "When there's an ...

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by dogen
Sun Oct 13, 2013 3:06 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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Views: 77920

Re: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?

Sorry the irony went by you. Guess no thong underwear either? Sorry Jorgelobo. Of course I knew you were joking. And sadly probably very few thongs. Sexual reproduction is quite a departure from the earlier asexual.

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by animartco
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:54 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?
Replies: 12
Views: 8695

Re: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?

Sorry the irony went by you. Guess no thong underwear either?

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:12 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?
Replies: 12
Views: 8695
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