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A newspaper, magazine article, commercial or song that uses the device Verbal Irony Or Pun

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"Richard Cory" was first a famous poem, then a Paul Simon song.  Every year in class my students gasp at the irony in the final lines. 

I love for all my irony needs!

Another website that could be useful is They take different songs and such and show you the "word play". Hope this helps.


There are so many of these all over the web.  Here is just a few, with one of my own favorite examples thrown in:

Cheezburger puns:


Look a this picture carefuly, isn’t it ironic?


This guy uses Verbal Irony in his articles:


More newspaper puns: