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“Ironic” the Most Abused Word in English

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    Is ironic the most abused word in the English language?

    Even Alanis Morissette was called out for being too loose with the word in her 1995 hit “Ironic.” The critics were so sharp that Morissette was forced to explain that she wasn’t trying to make every lyric in the song “technically ironic.”

    Tony M.