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FILE - In this May 10, 2016 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves at parade participants at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Korea's military says North Korea has fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 into the sea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

Kim Jong-Un has now banned sarcasm in North Korea



In a surprisingly relatable twist, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has banned the use of sarcasm in his home country out of fear that people will only agree with him ironically.

Government officials in the Hermit Kingdom have been told they'll be in serious trouble if they're heard using sarcasm, according to the Telegraph. 

Ironically, some Twitter users are sympathizing with the despot. 

Others have had fun imagining conversations behind closed doors in Pyongyang. 

One of the greatest victims of this new ban is the popular sarcastic phrase, "This is all America's fault," which is a reference to the North Korean government's stance on pretty much everything bad. 

It's essentially the North Korean equivalent of "Thanks, Obama." Knock a glass off a table? All America's fault. Take a wrong turn on the way to Pyongyang? All America's fault. Your ballistic missile launch in the waters off the coast of Japan failed? All America's fault. 

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