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

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Wed Dec 5 22:03:31 UTC 2007

Mike Godwin wrote:
> 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.
Ahh!  Then you will appreciate the gentility of the British football 
fan. :-)


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