Sarcasm can help your brain’s ability to decipher problem? Yeah, right! It’s true because using sarcasm on a regular basis can make your brain sharper!
In an Israeli study, it was shown that sarcasm encourages complex thinking and deciphering the true message. This form of mockery is used so often in the world that almost all children can recognize and use sarcasm by the time they start kindergarden! Scientists have concluded that if people cannot understand sarcasm, the person most likely is suffering from a brain disorder.
Sarcasm has also shaped languages, particularly English. For instance, 25% of the time, the phrase “Yeah, right” is used in a joking manner. Also, some phrases like “Big deal” and “Aren’t you special” have lost most of their meaning because of the common insincerity associated with them!