the gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it
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The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person who doesn't get it.
Doofus: What do you mean, you'd love to? I thought you always said you hated doing that!
Dude that caught the sarcasm: Man, that's a gaping sarchasm
(Noun). The communication divide or breakdown experienced when (i) one party interprets the other party’s sincere statement as sarcastic or (ii) one party interprets the other party’s sarcastic statement as sincere.
Tom: "I know Wendy wants me to call her, but she keeps ignoring my messages."
Jim: "How do you know she wants you to call?"
Tom: "I asked if I could call her sometime, and she said, 'Yeah, right.'"
Jim: "Sounds like you fell in the sarchasm."
(n.) the giant gulf between the sarcastic comment and the person who doesn't get it.
The sar-chasm between Tim and all of Jon's dry comments makes the Grand Canyon look like a crack in the sidewalk.
1. The gulf between the author of iconic wit and the reader who doesn't get it.
2. A pop-punk/ska band from Berkeley, California.
Joe: "Hey, did you go to the Sarchasm show last night? I did, and it was totally radical!"
Bob: "Radical? Was there a riot?"
Joe: "No... I was being ironically vintage. GAWD."