Thursday, May 28, 2015

Term for the Day: Poe's Law

From the article at Wikipedia:
Poe's law is an internet adage which states that, without a clear indicator of the author's intent, parodies of extremism are indistinguishable from sincere expressions of extremism.[1][2] Poe's Law implies that parody will often be mistaken for sincere belief, and sincere beliefs for parody.[3]
I hope that was enlightening.  Sincerely!

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