Oxymorons

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#1

Just wondering what your favorite one’s are. A couple I always find humor in are…

Microsoft Works or Jumbo Shrimp


#2

What’s an oxymoron?


#3

ox·y·mo·ron ( P ) Pronunciation Key (ks-môrn, -mr-)
n. pl. ox·y·mo·ra (-môr, -mr) or ox·y·mo·rons A rhetorical figure in which incongruous or contradictory terms are combined, as in a deafening silence and a mournful optimist.


#4

Aha, i think i understand it :stuck_out_tongue: thanks :slight_smile:


#5

awfully good is a quite common example of one :wink:


#6

Sweet and Sour Chicken


#7

Living dead


#8

Bittersweet


#9

heres a few i can think of

liquid gas
standard deviation
scheduled spontaneity
working vacation
clearly ambiguous
small crowd…


#10

Pretty ugly
Tall dwarf
little giant


#11

Army Intelligence


#12

sleep-walking


#13

A few more while I was moving a mob of sheep. …

Silent ring
Honest Crook
Bitter-sweet
positively negative
forgotten memory


#14

Free Rent
Doing Nothing


#15

I love that one!! Pretty good. Another one I thought of while listening to the radio.

Greatful Dead :eek:


#16

“Can i ask you a question?”


#17

I was going to say Military Intelligence. :bigsmile:
Also I was thinking George W but wait that just a Moron. :rolleyes: :bigsmile:


#18

bleh :slight_smile:


#19

Every time somebody achieves wealth, the relatives start coming out of the woodwork, so I thought of this one: “Rich bastard”


#20

That one always drove me nuts!! But, then again, I’m kinda anal.