January 17, 2005

Main Entry: iro·ny

Function: noun

Inflected Form(s): plural -nies

1 : incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result (2) : an event or result marked by such incongruity

  1. : sitting in a phone queue, waiting on Epson to finally answer the phone and Carly Simon’s “Anticipation” is playing over the Musak.

The Best of Carly Simon [Elektra]{.liimagelink}