Oxymoron: A figure of speech that combines two normally contradictory terms. Here are a few oxymoronic statements that I’ve collected.
We are not anticipating any emergencies.
It’s not an optical illusion. It just looks like one.
This report is filled with omissions.
I can’t remember having a more memorable time.
No one goes to that restaurant anymore – it’s always too crowded.
By definition, one divided by zero is undefined.
I am absolutely unsure.
This is a fine mess you got us into.
Wait a minute, I’m almost done.
Yes, we were alone together.
Thanks dear, dinner was awfully good!
Come see my new baby grand piano.
He turned a blind eye to their misbehaviour. Do you have any books on tape?
I went to pick up the furniture I ordered, but it was completely unfinished.
Oh, it was just a friendly argument.
That dog was pretty ugly.
Honey, will you iron my dress pants?
If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it's intolerance.
Free advice is worth what you paid for it.
You can buy this sofa with just 12 easy payments.
My office is planning a work party.
Click the start button to shut down