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What’s ironic about Charlie Chaplin?

What’s ironic about Charlie Chaplin?
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He once entered a “Charlie Chaplin walk” contest… and came in 20th.

What’s ironic about Alcoholics Anonymous?

What’s ironic about Alcoholics Anonymous?
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The founder of AA asked for whiskey on his deathbed. (The nurse refused.)

What’s ironic about McDonald’s?

What’s ironic about McDonald’s?
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In a hilarious example of irony, McDonalds’ employee health page, which is now shut down, once warned against eating McDonald’s burgers and fries.

What’s ironic about A Charlie Brown Christmas?

What’s ironic about A Charlie Brown Christmas?
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Every year ABC interrupts A Charlie Brown Christmas—a movie about the over-commercialisation of the holidays—to make room for more commercials.

What’s ironic about the Bible?

What’s ironic about the Bible?
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The most shoplifted book in the United States is The Bible.

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

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

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What’s ironic about the Church of Scientology?

What’s ironic about the Church of Scientology?
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The Cult Awareness Network (CAN), once a leading anti-cult hotline, is now owned by the Church of Scientology.

What’s ironic about Al Capone?

What’s ironic about Al Capone?
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Al Capone’s older brother was a federal Prohibition agent.

What’s ironic about the man who invented basketball?

What’s ironic about the man who invented basketball?
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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 Pizza Hut?
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Before 2012, the largest purchaser of kale in America was Pizza Hut—they used it as garnish around their salad bars.

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