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OneBun
06-06-2010, 06:39:18
We seem to lack an Oxymoron thread. There are so may out there, that it would be nice to see how many we all can share.

So what is an Oxymoron?

Definition: A figure of speech that combines normally contradicting terms. It's basically a something we say that is actually found to be a paradox!

Here is an example:

We park on the driveway & drive on the parkway. It contradicts. :crazy-smilie:

Rules:
1. Only one oxymoron statement per post.
2. Must follow the definition of an Oxymoron.
3. Try to never repeat yourself as that would be a contradiction in itself. :crazy: (okay I added this last one just for good measure. :P)

Okay, who's first? :hmm:

RBS
06-06-2010, 14:14:35
Have you seen frying pans advertised for their teflon non-stick coating?

Non-stick coating is my oxymoron. How does it stay on the pan if it doesn't stick? :)

tipper75
06-06-2010, 15:03:30
Here, it is the time of year for Jumbo Shrimp :D One of my favorites.

OneBun
06-07-2010, 02:17:12
lol both good ones! :D

One of my favorites is

"Good Grief"

RBS
06-07-2010, 23:37:16
white chocolate

Yum

Yvonne
06-08-2010, 21:44:19
Plastic glasses

old biker
06-10-2010, 20:13:23
this is ,not done :D

tipper75
06-11-2010, 01:30:59
Pretty ugly

:D

Yvonne
06-11-2010, 06:04:19
Exact estimate

tipper75
06-11-2010, 13:36:39
rolling stop

Yvonne
06-12-2010, 19:09:02
Small crowd

tipper75
06-12-2010, 19:25:46
Among the first

Yvonne
06-14-2010, 10:57:18
Act naturally

OneBun
06-15-2010, 17:08:50
front end

Yvonne
06-15-2010, 21:11:53
Definite maybe

OneBun
06-17-2010, 06:06:40
false positive.

Yvonne
06-17-2010, 10:05:02
Extinct life

tipper75
06-18-2010, 13:23:38
Stand Down

RBS
06-18-2010, 14:14:58
Freezer burn

OscarW
06-19-2010, 17:41:39
deafening silence

RBS
07-01-2010, 15:13:11
Skimming ads in paper I noticed a word that I believe contradicts itself thus making it a one word oxymoron. Hint - was looking at a furniture store ad.

refinished

OscarW
07-01-2010, 17:36:29
As explained by Danny DeVito in Renaissance Man : "Girly Man" in a deep Arnold Schwarzenegger voice, hilarious.

OneBun
07-02-2010, 00:20:45
liquid gas http://gamescaperoom.com/images/smilies/fart.gif

tipper75
07-02-2010, 00:28:59
Icyhot

OscarW
07-02-2010, 15:47:19
Living Dead

RBS
07-02-2010, 21:20:01
baby grand ♫♪

OscarW
07-02-2010, 21:36:56
Friendly Fire

Maniac
07-02-2010, 21:54:15
New Antiques

OscarW
07-02-2010, 22:32:04
Irregular Pattern

RBS
07-03-2010, 00:00:11
speechwriting

OscarW
07-03-2010, 00:10:03
Sweet sorrow

OneBun
07-13-2010, 19:30:11
tight slacks. :P

OscarW
07-13-2010, 20:00:25
Civil War

SkiColorado1616
01-02-2011, 06:02:08
virtual reality

Mati
01-02-2011, 11:05:44
Cold Hotdog

OscarW
01-02-2011, 18:52:00
Forward retreat

Nice to see some new posts