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Excellent examples. I suppose that I'll amend my statement to say that sarcasm is not ~necessarily~ conveyed through word choice, and often relies on vocal inflection (especially in casual, personal conversation).

David February 23, 2010, 5:35pm

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I understand the value of indicating sarcasm in a text message, because sarcasm is not conveyed through words, but through vocal inflection.

That being said, I don't advocate any person or corporation making a business of this limitation. As thousands of internet forum-goers already do, you can end a sarcastic remark with [/sarcasm] or some other such indication.

David February 23, 2010, 1:04am

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