[Foundation-l] Wikinews - not so much a state of the wiki

Mike Godwin mnemonic at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 15:14:47 UTC 2007

Thomas Dalton writes:

> Yes, but the reason I'm good at understanding sarcasm is because I'm
> frequently exposed to it due to it's common place in my culture. The
> reason Americans are good are understanding sports metaphors is
> because they are frequently exposed to them due to their common place
> in their culture.

I am utterly charmed by the notion that, as an American, I'm more  
likely to understand sports metaphors than sarcasm.


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