A line from a legendary stand-up comedy act, in which the comedian targeted Alanis Morissette and the song Ironic.

It continued with:

"Now, if later on you discovered that a spoon would've done the job just as well, that would be ironic."

At this point, audience contribution reached new levels of bizzarity, with one teary-eyed Alanis fan standing up and saying "It's intended as a metaphor! It's really a very beautiful expression of a personal truth.".

"It's not a metaphor, it's a simile."

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