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Humour, sarcasm, irony etc losing its effect when told over SMS, IM or other social networking media.
Person 1: "Hey, did you get that hilarious text message I sent you yesterday afternoon?"

Person 2: "Oh, that was a joke? I thought you were serious!"

Person 1: "Man, I hate it when my sharp wit gets lost in digitisation!"
by aundii September 15, 2010