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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I love sarcasm, but it has to be used very carefully with people from other cultures.
    I can't agree with you less.

    Sarcasm is often used in different ways and cultures. But funny is that sometimes if you use sarcasm to someone who is not sharp in thought, you'll find yorrself speak to wind.


    Mike is standing on the corner under a sign that says "Bus Stop"

    tdol: Mike, are you waiting for a bus?
    Mike: NO, I'm planting flowers in my garden.
    tdol: Wow, you never told me you have a huge garden here.


    Excuse me. It's lame.

    :D sabrina

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I love sarcasm, but it has to be used very carefully with people from other cultures.
    I can't agree with you less.

    Sarcasm is often used in different ways and cultures. But funny is that sometimes if you use sarcasm to someone who is not sharp in thought, you'll find yorrself speak to wind.


    Mike is standing on the corner under a sign that says "Bus Stop"

    tdol: Mike, are you waiting for a bus?
    Mike: NO, I'm planting flowers in my garden.
    tdol: Wow, you never told me you have a huge garden here.


    Excuse me. It's lame.

    :D sabrina
    It is also very true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    It is also very true.

    well...got nothing to say. hehe


    gotta prepare for tomorrow's class. ciao. Have a nice day.


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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    It is also very true.

    well...got nothing to say. hehe


    gotta prepare for tomorrow's class. ciao. Have a nice day.


    :D sabrina
    And you as well. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I can't agree with you less.

    I found that rather funny. Do you know why? (Tdol, give Sabrina a chance to answer first.)

    :)

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    I'm shut up.

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    Here's an example of sarcasm, taken from the TV show Friends:

    Chandler dials a number on his mobile phone, and suddenly hangs up.

    Chandler: I got her machine.
    Joey: Her answering machine?
    Chandler: No. Interestingly enough, her leafblower picked up.


    ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I can't agree with you less.

    I found that rather funny. Do you know why? (Tdol, give Sabrina a chance to answer first.)

    :)

    Let me think about it. I have to teach now.
    btw, I have a frog in my throat.


    sabrina ciao

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'm shut up.
    why do you use 'am' before 'shut up'? It doesn't make sense grammatically.


    so please don't keep your mouth shut for this question.


    sabrina

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    I can't agree with you less.

    I found that rather funny. Do you know why? (Tdol, give Sabrina a chance to answer first.)

    :)
    Because there are 2 negatives(can't and less) in this sentence, I infer it a positive statement as 'I agree with you.'


    I should say "I can't agree with you more" or "I'll say" or "You can say THAT again."


    :D sabrina :D

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