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12 Ironic Incidents Of Human History That Would Make You Go ‘Dafuq’

12 Ironic Incidents Of Human History That Would Make You Go ‘Dafuq’

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Human history is full of ironies. Almost everything that we do comes back like a boomerang in one way or another. Sometimes it really seems like we are puppets in the hands of fate, who has a great laugh giving us a dose of irony every now and then.

Here are 12 examples of the most ironic incidents that have taken place ever.

1.Flush toilets were in use in ancient India some 5000 years ago

And most of India’s population nowadays defecates out in the open.

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2. Gary Kremen, the founder of the dating site match.com, lost his girlfriend to another guy she met on that website

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3. St. Patrick, who is the patron saint of Ireland, wasn’t Irish

He was a Welshman.

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4. 315 entries were misspelled in Webster’s 1996 dictionary

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5. Charlie Chaplin once entered a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest and lost

He got the 3rd position.

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6. Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of telephone, never spoke to his mother or wife over phone

They were both deaf.

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7. A Canadian university accidentally handed out punctured condoms to their students while promoting safe sex

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8. Pietro Aretino, a 16th Century Venetian satirist, laughed so much after hearing a dirty joke that he died

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9. The word for the fear of long words is “Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia”

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10. Nobel prize winner Fritz Haber was a German Jew who developed the gas that was used in gas chambers to kill Jews during World War II

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11. The First World War was popularly called “the war to end all wars”

Just so you know, it was the precursor to World War II, the greatest holocaust mankind has ever seen.

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12. A fire destroyed all the records about the inventor of modern fire hydrants

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Seems like life itself is an irony, isn’t it?

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