What 'Ironic' Really Means

'Rain on your wedding day' and other disputed usages.


play video-ironic
103,848 views
Featuring: Kory Stamper
'Rain on your wedding day' and other disputed usages.

Comments

Up Next

Autoplay
play hot-mess
Hot Mess

 

82,106 views

play mrs-malaprop
Malaprop

 

60,075 views

play sneaked-vs-snuck-video
Sneaked vs. Snuck

 

37,924 views

play further-vs-farther-video
Further vs. Farther

 

26,564 views

play bring-vs-take-video
Bring vs. Take

 

18,188 views

play video-lay-vs-lie
Lay vs. Lie

 

292,354 views

play fun-funner-funnest
Fun, Funner, Funnest

 

235,731 views

play video-old-school-grammar-humorsome
Old-School Grammar

 

230,551 views

play video-schwa
Schwa

 

133,093 views

play video-cynic
Cynic

 

27,429 views

play video-that-vs-which
That vs. Which

 

245,517 views

play video-ie-vs-eg
i.e. vs. e.g.

 

102,964 views

play video-its-vs-its
Its vs. It's

 

62,356 views

play video-moose-goose-weird-plurals
Weird Plurals

 

211,974 views

play video-between-you-and-i-or-me
I vs. Me

 

46,330 views

play video-defenesetration
Defenestration

 

75,161 views

play video-literally
Literally

 

320,572 views

play video-irregardless-grammar-peeve-blend-of-the-synonyms-irrespective-and-regardless
Irregardless

 

657,856 views

play video-okay
Okay?

 

197,796 views

play video-a-vs-an
A vs. An

 

20,955 views

play video-soup-vs-soop
Soop vs. Soup

 

58,472 views

play video-ghost-words
Ghost Word

 

78,277 views

play video-hopefully
Hopefully

 

80,937 views

play video-who-vs-whom
Who vs. Whom

 

58,007 views

play video-gridiron
Gridiron

 

14,366 views

play video-christmas-vs-xmas
Christmas vs. Xmas

 

63,790 views

play video-resuscitate-stricken-icon-condolences-rip-and-other-words-that-spiked-when-michael-jackson-died
Michael Jackson

 

24,866 views

play video-affect-vs-effect
Affect vs. Effect

 

46,470 views