What’s ironic about Alcoholics Anonymous?

What’s ironic about ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’?

What’s ironic about the inventor of the stop sign?

‘Father of Traffic Safety’ William Eno invented the stop sign, crosswalk, traffic circle, one-way street, and taxi stand—but never learned how to drive. The example of irony: He never got the chance to benefit from his own invention.

What’s ironic about the man who invented basketball?

The only losing basketball coach in University of Kansas history is James Naismith—the man who invented basketball in 1891. This hilarious example of irony proves that just because you thought of the idea doesn’t always mean you’ll be the best at executing it.

What’s ironic about Pizza Hut?

What’s ironic about Julius Caesar?

What’s ironic about Alexander Graham Bell?

What’s ironic about a hotel made of ice?

What’s ironic about a man who survived going over Niagara Falls?

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What’s ironic about bullfighting?

Bill Hillman, a bullfighting enthusiast, wrote a book called How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona, all about how to avoid being gored by bulls. Three weeks after the release of the book, he was gored by a bull.

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What’s ironic about spelling bees?

In 2011, the winners of an elementary school spelling bee in Utah received a trophy reading ‘Viewmont Spellling Bee, 1st Place.’ Quite the example of irony—not only that the trophy contained a misspelling, but that it was the word ‘spelling.’

What’s ironic about The Beatles?

What’s ironic about Match.com?

Gary Kremen, the founder of Match.com, encouraged everyone he knew to join it, including his girlfriend. She eventually left him for a man she met on Match.com.

What’s ironic about crossword puzzles?

When crossword puzzles debuted in the early twentieth century, the New York Times was very critical of them, calling them ‘a primitive sort of mental exercise.’ In 1942, the Times published its first crossword puzzle, and today, the New York Times crossword is the most famous one in America. Can you solve the world’s first crossword puzzle?

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