Sarcasm and Cambridge Advanced

Sarcasm, (noun) The use of irony to mock or convey contempt. Synonyms include: mockery, ridicule, satire, irony, scorn, sneering, scoffing and taunting.

Firstly, read the following:


The story behind this extraordinarily brilliant piece of sarcastic writing from Cambridge Advanced student Martin is as follows:

Once upon a time, in the land of Lexis Noosa, the Cambridge Advanced teachers asked their students to submit their weekly writing portfolio by email via reception.  Our beautiful student support officer, Mya, became increasingly frustrated with emails appearing without any explanation of who was sending, why they were sending the email and what to do with it. As per photo below:

Mya, letting Martin know of her displeasure

Mya, letting Martin know of her displeasure

So Martin; being a superior student, composed the email above. 🙂 Brilliant!

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