BBC NEWS | Health | Discovery of ‘irony’ brain areas: “By comparing healthy people and those with damage to different parts of the brain, they found the front of the brain was a key to understanding irony.”

Next week: brain found to be seat of soul; kidneys say “we’re miffed.”



There are few harder things in life than introducing yourself, especially in print where mellifluous nuance can turn to indulgent wankery. So. I am definitely a 'writer'. You could also call me an 'artist'. I could probably put the words 'designer' and 'consultant' here too, but they feel crass.


  • True, though he believed animal spirits flowed from it through the tubule-nerves to move the limbs by pneumatic power. I’m not sure if irony was controlled by the animal spirits.


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