“Corny” and “irony” are analogous? How so? Corny is silly.”
I didn’t mean that “corny” and “irony” are analogous. I meant that there is a third thing that is analogous to irony, but different, which can appear to some people to be corny.
“Irony” is the expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect. (from Google.)”
I don’t think much of Google’s definition. It looks as though it were written by someone who confuses sarcasm with irony.