Thursday, January 6, 2011

Song/Meme of the Week: Go, Sincerity, Go!

I've been joking lately that irony is dead, but of course it isn't--nor would I want it to be. Without irony we'd all get treacle-toothaches and we couldn't listen to Girl Talk.

This word-usage Ngram DOES suggest that sincerity is about to OVERTAKE irony. Good news for me.

Given that one of the biggest memes of last year so thoroughly and creepily divorced words from their meanings, it's encouraging to start off the year with something as lovable and genuine as this:

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