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Oxymoron List — Funny Examples of Oxymorons (Oxymora)

Oxymoron List — Funny Examples of Oxymorons (Oxymora)

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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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Etymology Dictionary CALLIHOO Writing Helps--Feelings Table Character Feelings You can describe your character's feelings in more exact terms than just "happy" or "sad." Check these lists for the exact nuance to describe your character's intensity of feelings. SF Characters | SF Items | SF Descriptors | SF Places | SF EventsSF Jobs/Occupations | Random Emotions | Emotions List | Intensity of Feelings Curiosity Quotes Aww, come on. I don’t bite…hard. Aprilynne Pike You’re always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. Richard Bach Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others. Virginia Woolf Sometimes dreaming isn’t enough. Adeline Everything is a tale, Martin. Carlos ruiz zafon It is impossible to survive in a prolonged state of reality. Carlos Ruiz Zafon Nothing important is learned; it is simply remembered. Poetry is written with tears, fiction with blood, and history with invisible ink. that as long as we are being remembered, we remain alive.

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Quote Investigator | Dedicated to the Exploring and Tracing of Quotations WORD REFERENCE Well, At Least There Was Good Stuff to Read: The Books of the Decade Anybody remember how anxious and thrilled we were in those last months of the 20th century? When we weren't at war and we had a budget surplus and it looked like Al Gore would be president? The prospect of a 21st century filled with new technologies, new art and literature loomed large and bright. But now, as we look back at what was decidedly a shitty decade for an incredible variety of people in an equally incredible variety of ways (evictions/invasions/bombings/etc), it's surprisingly hard to be pessimistic about the books that assessed, satirized, dramatized and distracted us from the events of the past 10 years. Goethe said that the decline of a nation's literature is the precursor to that nation's fall, and with this look back at the books that defined the decade, we'd like to tell Goethe to suck it. To be clear: there were plenty of bad books over the course of the decade, as well.

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