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Post your favorite Oxymoron!

  1. Enelle Lamb profile image85
    Enelle Lambposted 7 years ago

    An oxymoron is a figure of speech that is self-contradictory - such as "a fine mess" and "a little pregnant"
    Here is my personal favorite:
    new and improved!

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      Baileybearposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      pure evil

  2. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 7 years ago

    "American Thinker".

  3. Maembe profile image60
    Maembeposted 7 years ago

    Women's Basketball

    Just kidding, that wasn't nice.

  4. paradigmsearch profile image93
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Ethical “___________” (fill in blank). smile

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      Baileybearposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      here's one that was in the title of a thread:

      innocent religions

      1. paradigmsearch profile image93
        paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I remember that one! lol

  5. Kangaroo_Jase profile image83
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    Best Indecision

  6. Charles James profile image79
    Charles Jamesposted 7 years ago

    Army Intelligence

    1. Enelle Lamb profile image85
      Enelle Lambposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I almost chose that one!

    2. Bellamie profile image56
      Bellamieposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hey! 

      go army!!

  7. Richieb799 profile image81
    Richieb799posted 7 years ago

    Loitering with Intent? that's one that my boss said and I thought the 2 words contradict each other lol

  8. bojanglesk8 profile image61
    bojanglesk8posted 7 years ago

    "Pretty ugly"

  9. theseus profile image80
    theseusposted 7 years ago

    bitter sweet revenge

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    mtsi1098posted 7 years ago

    jumbo shrimp

  11. Kangaroo_Jase profile image83
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    'Parting is such sweet, sorrow' - Shakespeare

  12. Kangaroo_Jase profile image83
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 7 years ago

    My favourite number us blue, my favourite colour is 3 and my favourite number is X.

  13. Sweetsusieg profile image84
    Sweetsusiegposted 7 years ago

    Politically Correct - Anything political cannot be correct... Just a thought...

    1. Enelle Lamb profile image85
      Enelle Lambposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol I like that one

    2. wilderness profile image97
      wildernessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Much along the lines of an "honest politician", isn't it?

  14. Enelle Lamb profile image85
    Enelle Lambposted 7 years ago

    Almost done

  15. Rochelle Frank profile image96
    Rochelle Frankposted 7 years ago

    "Hitler" -- oh, wait-a-minit, he was a Nazimoron.

    1. RedElf profile image92
      RedElfposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      big_smilebig_smilebig_smilebig_smilebig_smile

  16. Enelle Lamb profile image85
    Enelle Lambposted 7 years ago

    A fine mess

  17. TheNicheBlog profile image61
    TheNicheBlogposted 7 years ago

    Perfectly alright...

  18. theseus profile image80
    theseusposted 7 years ago

    Living dead

  19. theseus profile image80
    theseusposted 7 years ago

    Alone in a crowd

    1. Druid Dude profile image62
      Druid Dudeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      actually not an oxymoron. Been there. Anyone else?

  20. CWanamaker profile image98
    CWanamakerposted 7 years ago

    Jumbo Shrimp!

  21. RedElf profile image92
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    government initiative

  22. RedElf profile image92
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    Here's another favorite government silliness - a few years ago our government changed the name of Unemployment Insurance to:

    Employment Insurance - sounds like it should insure that you are always employed - yes? - but, of course, you only collect once you are unemployed big_smilebig_smilebig_smile

  23. FranyaBlue profile image81
    FranyaBlueposted 7 years ago

    plus size skinny jeans

    1. Druid Dude profile image62
      Druid Dudeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Bad Intelligence. Used by the Bush admin. Actually is a doublespeak word for stupidity. Which brings me to another not so oxy oxymoron. Hurry up and wait.

  24. theseus profile image80
    theseusposted 7 years ago

    only choice smile

  25. superwags profile image80
    superwagsposted 7 years ago

    Today:

    "Working from home"

  26. Bellamie profile image56
    Bellamieposted 7 years ago

    that's the long and short of it.

  27. Dale Nelson profile image44
    Dale Nelsonposted 7 years ago

    bumblebee tuna

  28. BobbiRant profile image61
    BobbiRantposted 7 years ago

    New and Improved

  29. rbe0 profile image59
    rbe0posted 6 years ago

    Dark Enlightenment

  30. Rosie2010 profile image76
    Rosie2010posted 6 years ago

    open secret

  31. jesimpki profile image95
    jesimpkiposted 6 years ago

    Microsoft Works
    Not their operating system, just the productivity suite by the same name.

  32. ptosis profile image76
    ptosisposted 6 years ago

    Misshapen chaos of well-seeming forms!

  33. Patty Inglish, MS profile image94
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 6 years ago

    Some favorites, especially the first -

    Accidentally on purpose
    Original replica
    Questionable answer
    Altogether separate

  34. janesix profile image60
    janesixposted 6 years ago

    President Obama

 
working