For this fortnight's weighty wisdom, the topic is the often misunderstood "Irony". Irony:- 1. The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning. 2. An expression or utterance marked by a deliberate contrast between apparent and intended meaning. Often reflection on one's life and one's events provide an ironic insight... sometimes it's like an additional smack around the ears... can irony really teach us anything or is is just the universe poking fun at us?? Since NR's are a passionate lot in the heart department, I thought I'd post up this little poignant pearler to get the thought processes rolling. Now don't go and slash your wrists... if that's too hard to contemplate... here are some others: And for fun : Is irony a teacher or a punisher? Discuss!