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Thursday, May 17, 2007

Just for fun: Here are my 17 favourites of the top 45 oxymorons


45. Act naturally
44. Found missing
41. Genuine imitation
37. Almost exactly
34. Alone together
30. Small crowd
24. New classic
21. "Now, then ..."
20. Synthetic natural gas
18. Taped live
17. Clearly misunderstood
12. Plastic glasses
8. Tight slacks
7. Definite maybe
5. Twelve ounce pound cake
3. Working vacation
2. Exact estimate

We get so used to using these phrases as cliches that it never occurs to us that they are contradictory. The rst are here.

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