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Is it valid to use Not after a statement to negate it in joke style when we are not trying to joke but making a point?

Eg., Yes, what you said totally makes sense. Not!

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    What do you mean by "valid"? Your meaning would be understood, but in terms of grammar, style, and especially etiquette I would suggest you don't do this.
    – nnnnnn
    Dec 12, 2019 at 8:58
  • Do you mean "Or not."?
    – Kris
    Dec 12, 2019 at 9:10
  • @nnnnnn Not in formal discussion, but for discussion on Twitter? I want it to also sound it as a ridicule. Dec 12, 2019 at 10:02
  • @Kris no. Just Not! to negate the previous statement. Dec 12, 2019 at 10:03
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    You can say what you like, but the issue isn't grammar, it's that this is a lame joke that was funny for a few weeks in the 1990s, but like other out-of-date slang is more likely to make you appear ridiculous than win an argument. Get with the program, daddy-o! vulture.com/2017/02/…
    – Stuart F
    Dec 12, 2019 at 10:16

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You can say what you like, but the issue isn't grammar or style, it's that this is a lame joke that was funny for a few weeks in the 1990s, but like other out-of-date slang is more likely to make you appear ridiculous than win an argument. See Mike Myers on How the “Not!” Joke Went From Wayne’s World to Donald Trump.

originally written, more or less, as a comment by Stuart F

Another method was to say "Psych!" instead of "Not!" which is equally inane.

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