He got suspended for having a plastic spoon?
In the school's defense, it was a broken plastic spoon...slightly pointy.
In his defense, he also got suspended for making a complicated Naruto-ninja like gesture and muttering "I have a gun, and I'm afraid to use it."
Was he at least waving the slightly pointy spoon at someone? :D
Indeed. But he wasn't suspended for threatening another child...that's happened other times. He was suspended for pretending to have a gun.
It's (possibly) ironic that the child of two writers doesn't have a handle on what "ironic" means! Unless, Juss goes to Steve's school in which case: spot on! (Probably)
Usually it's such a muddle (and that doesn't even get into all the terms of art for irony in philosophical arguments, or in drama.
Hey, it worked for Alanis Morissette. Made her millions.
But then people made this:
I think she takes it lightly (from reading an interview about it) and would laugh at the video as she was driven to the bank. ; )