I enjoyed reading I am Charlotte Simmons but don't recommend it unless you deal with college students every day (my review). A highlight, however, is the sarc(asm) descriptions.
Sarc Level One: Ordinary, intentional sarcasm. Everyone gets it.
"Ohmygod, a cerise shirt. Cerise is such an in color this year."
Sarc Level Two: The same thing, but only in a sympathetic voice that sounds like totally sincere.
"Oh, wow, Bev, I love that color. Cerise. That's like so-o-o-o cool. No wonder it's so like...in this year."
Sarc Level Three: You make the delay even longer, so it really hurts when they get it.
"Wow, Bev, I love that shirt. Where'd you get it? How perfect is that? It's so versatile. It'll be perfect for job interviews, and it'll be perfect for community service."
Sarc Level Four: You say it with complete disbelief.
"O-M-G, Bev, I can't believe you got that cerise shirt! It is the most beautiful shirt I have ever seen."
Sarc Level Five: The Cadillac Sarc.
"Jesus H., Bev! Nice cerise shirt! You know, cerise is the Cadillac of shirt material."
I'm trying to incorporate these into my daily conversations. Check out my first attempt at the Environmental Economics blog.