Word(s) of the Day: Coincidence v. Irony

Coincidence /kō-ínsidƏns/,
noun: a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal connection.

Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” Albert Einstein

Irony /írƏnee/,
noun: an ill-timed or perverse arrival of an event or circumstance that is contrary to what one expects.

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.” Frederick Douglass, Fourth of July Oration, 1852