I Love Oxymorons

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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

    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
    10 Responses Apr 27, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    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

    And the Fella's Say

    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
    thefuturedoctor3 thefuturedoctor3
    16-17, M
    Mar 15, 2015
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