Re: Sarcasm Detector Wanted
You know those signs at the airport that say, "All jokes about bombs will be taken seriously"?
Very interesting post, David. The subject remind me of the incident, when I once checked into military college with a bag to meet someone personally. As I was without a car, the person offered me to drop the bag at my location which I accepted, as I was supposed to head somewhere else immediately after there. When I was checking out from the facility & collecting back my ID on the gate, the guard questioned me that "You went in with a bag, where is that". At the first moment, I was amazed at his observance. Then, unintentionally, the reply popped out "I have fitted it". Suddenly expressions gone blanked on the other side, other guards which were hearing the conversation came closer. There was a long pause. Though they understand the joke but certainly they didn't like it. Then, I had to briefly tell them the whole story, and they didn't let me out until they confirmed about the bag with a person I went to meet.