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I Love Oxymorons

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    hey moron, pass the gin   cuz im an OXYmoron, breathin OXYgen!     lol bo burnham ftw     srsly though, my favorite would definately have to be "Greater Los Angeles" hahaha
    TBMP TBMP 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2008

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    If I Always Lie...

    If I always lie, when I say I never tell the truth, I'm lying! :)                                     + The door slammed open.
    ComradeOwl ComradeOwl 18-21 May 29, 2012

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    Jumbo Shrimp

    I once read this really funny book called "Who Ordered the Jumbo Shrimp?," and it was FULL of oxymorons and these HILAIRIOUS drawings that show what they logically are. Like there was this one that said "Civil War," and it showed a knight who had cut off...
    ASGPwriter ASGPwriter 18-21 May 8, 2009

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    Rules For Writing....

    William Safire’s rules for writing as seen in the New York Times Do not put statements in the negative form.   And don’t start sentences with a conjunction.   If you reread your work, you will find on rereading that a great deal of repetition can be...
    Flugelblues Flugelblues 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2009

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    How Dare You...

    My favorite oxymoron: In junior high, my best friend scribbled "HOW DARE YOU WRITE ON TABLES" on a cafeteria table. I joined this group to remember her....she was full of crazy stuff like that, and she died (on April Fools Day, no less) when we were both 17. Miss you, Erin...
    neuromuze neuromuze 26-30, F Apr 29, 2010

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    Very Applicable Today

    Honest Politician If anyone knows one please let me know. There is a 5 cent reward.
    baconfat baconfat 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 12, 2008

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    Because the English Language Is Colorfully Bland ...

    oxymoron [oksi‐mor‐on] (plural ‐mora), a figure of speech that combines two usually contradictory terms in a compressed paradox, as in the word bittersweet or the phrase living death. Here are a few favorites ... what are yours? "Alone together" "Jumbo...
    dblongwo dblongwo 41-45, M 13 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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