15 Oxymorons

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    15 Oxymorons

    15 Oxymorons​


    An oxymoron is a combination of words that contradict each other. Here are some of our favorites.

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    Jumbo shrimp is an oxymoron. Is it little or is it big?

    1. virtual reality

    2. original copy

    3. old news

    4. act naturally

    5. pretty ugly

    6. living dead

    7. jumbo shrimp

    8. rolling stop

    9. constant variable

    10. exact estimate

    11. paid volunteers

    12. civil war

    13. sound of silence

    14. clever fool

    15. only choice

    CONTRIBUTING WRITERS:
    Helen Davies, Marjorie Dorfman, Mary Fons, Deborah Hawkins, Martin Hintz, Linnea Lundgren, David Priess, Julia Clark Robinson, Paul Seaburn, Heidi Stevens, and Steve Theunissen.
     



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