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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. 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 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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Foreign Signs In a Tokyo Hotel: Is forbitten to steal hotel towels please. If you are not person to do such thing is please not to read notis. In another Japanese hotel room: Please to bathe inside the tub. In a Bucharest hotel lobby: Huge Collection of Funny Printed Advertisements At the first glance, this is another collection of already seen photos, posters, advertisements etc. which are overwhelming your attention during the most of your online activity time; at least, this is how I personally saw this. However, if you really give some effort and try to watch some of those photos, you will find that almost every of them has an surprising message. When I found this collection of photos, I thought: Yeah another ‘great’ collection… but then I watched at the one of photos and I said to myself: Hm this is funny… next thing I was doing is spending half of hour in front of my laptop while my books for tomorrow exams are standing beside it, on my table and waiting for me to hang out more with them.

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How many Christians does it take to change a light bulb? (Again) Charismatic: Only one. Hands already in the air. Pentecostals: Ten. One to change the bulb and nine to pray against the spirit of darkness. Presbyterians: None. Lights will go off and on at predestined times. Mother-in-law I was happy. My girlfriend and me were dating for over a year, and so we decided to get married. My parents helped us in every way, my friends encouraged me, and my girlfriend? She was a dream! There was only one thing that bothering me, quite a lot indeed, and that was my mother-in-law to be.

THEYRE HERE! 2010 DARWIN AWARDS - Youve been waiting for them with bated breath, so without further ado,here are the 2010 Darwin Awards. Eighth Place In Detroit, a 41-year-old man got stuck and drowned in two feet of water after squeezing head first through an 18-inch-wide sewer grate to retrieve his car keys. Seventh Place A 49-year-old San Francisco stockbroker, who "totally zoned when he ran", accidentally jogged off a 100-foot high cliff on his daily run. Shakespeare Insult Kit Shakespeare Insult Kit Since 1996, the origin of this kit was listed as anonymous. It came to me on a piece of paper in the 90's with no attribution, and I thought it would make a cool web page.

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