One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Here he imagines a New Yorker sardonically addressing his weekend hostess.’
- ‘It is moments like these that make the audience chuckle sardonically at these ignorant concepts, hitting home the realization of the tragic consequences that resulted from them.’
- ‘‘Yes, it's too eclectic, that's the problem,’ he says sardonically.’
- ‘Singled out for attention, she frets about what she calls, sardonically, ‘positive discrimination’.’
- ‘As one critic sardonically put it, their dollar salaries rise in inverse proportion to the obscurity of their work.’
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