Add to the definition: "In the eye of the beholder. Indicates that the sarcasm has been effective."
I built two sets of shelves in the kitchen and washed the dishes.
>From: Jim Andrews <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Oct 1, 2011 3:22 AM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Just imagine if all of those poets had shown up with tools in their hands
>> What's 'snarkiness'? Something to do with the great L. C. ?
>The etymology surely involves L.C.'s Snark. But to be snarky I think is to
>be somewhat angrily sarcastic. And the implication is that the sarcasm is
>inappropriate, ever so slightly monstrous, ever so slightly absurd.
>> Anyway, loads has changed: there's the new fudge shop, I'm a Dad, I've got
>> a mutilated hand, I've got a different computer, I've stopped smoking, and
>> I'm drinking a different brand of coffee, and I've finally laminated my
>> work tops.
>I stopped smoking close to a month ago. I've quit before for several years,
>but still had a desire for it. After I quit this time, a couple of friends
>both recommended Allen Carr's book. And that's been an incredibly useful
>book in helping me get fully free from all desire for tobacco. Now there's a
>book for poets. It's quite iconoclastic, really. I highly recommend it.