Oxymorons

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Fierlin1182, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    There are some common phrases that I never really thought of as being oxymorons before. :p
    Our latest physics class about absolute uncertainty got me thinking. :old

    Here are some I found:
    - Act naturally
    - Good grief
    - Clearly misunderstood
    - Found missing

    And, also on the list, was
    - Airline food :lol:

    Anyhow, what are some common phrases you know that are actually oxymorons?
     
  2. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

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    "pretty ugly"
     
  3. Highlander

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  4. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

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    Friendly Fire
     
  5. Fierlin1182

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    Business ethics. :lol:
     
  6. halo

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  7. chicken_boy_Kurt

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    This is something I found for sale at PetSmart...

    XL Dwarf African Frogs
     
  8. Fierlin1182

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    :yuckyuck OK, that one's funny.
     
  9. Matthew3590

    Matthew3590 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are those oxymorons? Mainly: clearly misunderstood, friendly fire, found missing, and jumbo shrimp.
     
  10. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then there's military intelligence, popular among the enlisted men, whoops, (persons).
     

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