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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

"Today's Oxymorons"

More "English is a Crazy Language" stuff (see other ticklers @ engines of mischief) :

Act naturally


Found missing


Resident alien


Advanced BASIC


Genuine imitation


Airline Food


Good grief


Same difference


Almost exactly


Government organization


Sanitary landfill


Alone together


Legally drunk


Silent scream


British fashion


Living dead


Small crowd


Business ethics


Soft rock


Butt head


Military intelligence


Software documentation


New York culture


New classic


Sweet sorrow


Childproof


"Now, then..."


Synthetic natural gas


Passive aggression


Taped live


Clearly misunderstood


Peace force


Extinct Life


Temporary tax increase


Computer jock


Plastic glasses


Terribly pleased


Computer security


Political science


Tight slacks


Definite maybe


Pretty ugly


Twelve-ounce pound cake


Diet ice cream


Working vacation


Exact estimate


Religious tolerance


Microsoft Works


Source: http://www.enginesofmischief.com/makers/evan/sigs/oxymoron.html

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