According to the dictionary, ironic means “happening in the opposite way to what is expected, and typically causing wry amusement because of this.”
Here are 45 hilariously ironic coincidences.
Irony often happens—or a least it’s often seen—unexpectedly. So it’s awesome when someone has a camera ready to catch the moment firsthand.
Here are 45 hilariously ironic coincidences.
1. No dogs
There is signage along this beach saying that no dogs are allowed since they may make a mess. Clearly it’s not dogs making this mess.
2. How things have changed
There was a time no one would have thought of buying a stroller for their dog, now it’s a thing. But I’m sure parents have wanted to leash their kids a time or two right through history.
3. Mar de plastico
Translated, that says Plastic Sea. The article warns about the excessive use of plastic. Uh huh. Look at that packaging!
4. Helps stop chewing!
Is there a money back guarantee? Because there is no doubt doggo went to town on the deterrent.
5. Stupid butt
And if you can’t spell or know how to use basic grade school grammar and punctuation, you can leave too!
6. And they all fall down
Am I the only one who loves to watch those long rows of dominos that have been set up slowly topple over? What fun to watch bigger things topple!
7. Danger! Keep out!
I know many will think of America, but this is actually in Australia. As far as immigration goes, this could apply to several countries around the world.
8. Poor BreeAnn
What is that saying about Karma? About things coming back and taking a big old bite out of you? Good thing she wasn’t hired as a greeter.
9. Practice what you preach
I really hate it when people try to force me to do or not do something they are doing. You know, do as I say, not as I do. Say it with me, everyone. Hypocrite!
I’m going with the belief the artist here didn’t give up. I’m going with the teacher told them it was time to stop.
11. Wrong decision?
So you chose that shiny new life. The one you thought would be so awesome. And it all went so wrong.
12. Oh, crap!
You know those emails from the Nigerian prince who asks you for help in transferring his millions of dollars? And you laughed and deleted them? What if…?
Who thought this was a good idea. Stick a huge sign in the bike lane, causing cyclists to swerve into traffic. Shake my head!
14. Is that a woodchuck?
Because if it is I just have to say this: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
15. The is scary
Who know wasps were smart enough to find a way to seal up the very spray you would use to kill them? Because, you know you’re not pulling the lid off that can!
16. Not too surprising!
The things that make you go hmmm. Maybe you need to pay her before it works?
17. Irony or…?
Perhaps this is more of a self-fulfilling prophecy than irony. Because that is very true. Bill is in big trouble.
18. Hypocrisy is alive and well!
You know, you can’t give guys grief when you are doing the exact same thing to them. It’s not that hard to figure out.
19. Spoke to quickly
If that sign is there, there’s a good chance there is a need for caution on that stretch of road.
20. Pants on the ground…
Frankly, there are no words. At least his isn’t wearing tighty whities. Or pull-ups!
21. Something isn’t right
Advanced means you’re pretty good at what you do, right? Maybe this driver is just an apprentice.
22. Cute and smart
If your dog is going to chew something up—and really, they shouldn’t be but that’s another story—how funny when they do something like this.
23. So much yellow
I realize that sign seems very insignificant beside the truck. But that itty bitty sign had a powerful message that was ignored.
24. Wordsworth edition!
You know, words are worth far more when they are spelled correctly. Ask any Scrabble player.
This is irony for the win! For those not in the know, 404 is an error code in computing. It stands for not found. LOL.
26. And you’re any better?
I hate judgmental people who point the finger about what others aren’t doing, when they are just as much to blame.
27. And in other news…
Did she not see that pickup in front of her? At least there is some late breaking news to share.
28. To be fair…
This woman is in court for shoplifting. Like me, you probably immediate assume she stole that bra. But maybe she just forgot to cut the tags off, right?
29. Distracted driving
So this message warning drivers about the seriousness of distracted driving pops up while you are driving. How dumb is that?
30. But, but…
Help me out here. Is there something wrong with my vision? Because clearly, there is a lot of stuff written in stone.
31. I said please!
Perhaps someone was so busy reading the incense they weren’t paying attention to what they were doing, and rear ended this car? Seems likely.
32. I’d buy them
While they do say resistant and not proof, they’re still not doing a very good job of living up to their marketing.
33. Making a difference!
Write a book about lessening the impact of plastic on our planet. Wrap it in plastic. Fail!
34. That’s just cruel
Or maybe it’s brilliant. Either way, I’m not sure that this isn’t a PayPal company event, not a wedding or something where you would find a cash bar.
35. Get it right
We can’t have it both ways. If we want to be treated as equals, we don’t get to expect to be first as well. One or the other.
Maybe not so much ironic. But fun. And I know several people I would love to hand them out too. You probably do too.
37. One of a kind
Okay, very few of us wear custom clothing. But a rack full of pants claiming to be like no other is vastly amusing.
38. False advertising
I think the Sliding Door Company needs some new doors. Perhaps some new sliding doors, hmm?
39. Hard hitting
Where the news hits home. Hard hitting news. Someone is taking things a little too literally!