rone (ronebofh) wrote in kibology,
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the ancient greeks invented trolling

And leading in a different direction is the εἴρων, "one who says less than he thinks" in order to practice εἰρωνεία, "ignorance purposely affected to provoke or confound an antagonist", from which we ironically derive our word irony, now often taken to mean saying the opposite of what is meant.

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