A timely oxymoron that I heard long ago ..
ben at 666.com
Wed Nov 17 20:17:51 EST 2004
> There's always ...
> "Political Correctness"
> Somehow I have the feeling this one came up before, but I
> can't find it in OXYMORONS.
Well, there's always the big list:
acute dullness . act naturally . Advanced BASIC . airline food . almost
exactly . alone together . Amtrak schedule . bittersweet . boring court
jester . briefing . British fashion . business ethics . butthead . cafeteria
food . calm wind . cardinal sin . casual sex . cheerleading scholarship .
childproof . Christian Scientists . civil engineer . clean coal . coal mine
safety . computer jock . computer security . clearly ambiguous . clearly
confused . clearly misunderstood . comfortably dressed . conservative
liberal . conciliation court . constant variable . constructive attitude .
corporate conscience . cowardly lion . dangerously safe . deafening silence
. definite maybe . deliberately thoughtless . democratic machine . designer
jeans . diet ice cream . divorce court . domestic bliss . double solitaire .
educational television . effective compassion . essential service . even
odds . exact estimate . extensive briefing . extinct life . family vacation
. fan fatale . federal budget . fish farm . flexible ethics . found missing
. free love . freezer burn . french deodorant . fresh-frozen . friendly fire
. friendly takeover . funky white guy . genuine imitation . genuine
imitation naughahide . good grief . good shit . government organization .
guest host . healthy chocolate . hells angels . holy war . half naked . home
office . humanitarian invasion . idiot savant . ill health . industrial park
. instant classic . intense apathy . jumbo shrimp . justice rehnquist .
larger half . least favorite . legally drunk . light rock . linear curve .
liquid gas . lite beer . little giants . living dead . long sleeved t-shirt
. loud librarian . managed competition . marital bliss . Microsoft Works .
mild interest . mild mannered reporter . military intelligence . minor
crisis . minor miracle . misanthropic humanitarian . modern history . moral
majority . natural blonde . new classic . New York culture . non-alcoholic
beer . non-alcoholic wine . non-dairy creamer . non-working mother . normal
deviation . obscene art . old news . only choice . on-time airplane .
on-time musical production . on-time train . open secret . original copies .
original reprint . oxymoron . paid volunteer . passive aggression . peace
offensive . peacekeeper missile . plastic glasses . plastic silverware .
player coach . player piano . polite salesman . political science . post
feminist . postal service . pretty ugly . private citizen . qualified
success . randomly organized . rap music . Reagan Democrat . real potential
. religious tolerance . republican party . resident alien . rock opera .
rolling stop . rush hour . sad clown . safe sex . sanitary landfill .
sanitary sewer . same difference . scheduled spontaneity . scientific belief
. second best . sensitive guy . serious musician . seriously funny . silent
scream . simply superb . small crowd . socialist market economy . soft rock
. software documentation . standard deviation . straight angle . student
athlete . study outside . successful suicide . sweet sorrow . sweet tart .
synthetic natural gas . Tame cat . taped live . temporary tax increase .
terribly enjoyable . terribly pleased . tight slacks . tragic comedy . train
schedule . trial separation . turbo diesel . twelve-ounce pound cake .
unbiased opinion . uncrowned king . unhappily married . united nations .
unsellable stock . unsung hero . vaguely aware . virtual reality . war games
. wholesome . working vacation
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