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Snark David Denby

Snark

David Denby

Published November 1st 2009
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Kindle Edition
144 pages
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 About the Book 

Snark (noun): a combination of snide and remark. Sarcastic comment(s). Also snarky (adj.) and snarkily (adv.)But just what is snark? We all think we recognise snark when we see it - its a tone of teasing, snide, undermining abuse, nasty andMoreSnark (noun): a combination of snide and remark. Sarcastic comment(s). Also snarky (adj.) and snarkily (adv.)But just what is snark? We all think we recognise snark when we see it - its a tone of teasing, snide, undermining abuse, nasty and knowing, thats spreading through the media. Its practitioners think its funny, but it isnt big and it certainly isnt clever. So where did it all go wrong? What happened to the black comedy, the clever irony and the pinpoint satire we once admired and how did they turn into a charmless and witless way of speaking?