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Post 1

Fez

Top 50 OXYMORONS
> 50. Act naturally
> 49. Found missing
> 48. Resident alien
> 47. Advanced BASIC
> 46. Genuine imitation
> 45. Soft rock
> 44. Good grief
> 43. Same difference
> 42. Almost exactly
> 41. Government organization
> 40. Sanitary landfill
> 39. Alone together
> 38. Legally drunk
> 37. Silent scream
> 36. British fashion
> 35. Living dead
> 34. Small crowd
> 33. Business ethics
> 32. Uneventful marriage
> 31. Butt Head
> 30. Military Intelligence
> 29. Software documentation
> 28. New York culture
> 27. New classic
> 26. Sweet sorrow
> 25. Childproof
> 24. "Now, then ..."
> 23. Synthetic natural gas
> 22. Christian Scientists
> 21. Passive aggression
> 20. Taped live
> 19. Clearly misunderstood
> 18. Peace force
> 17. Extinct Life
> 16. Temporary tax increase
> 15. Computer jock
> 14. Plastic glasses
> 13. Terribly pleased
> 12. Computer security
> 11. Political science
> 10. Tight slacks
> 9. Definite maybe
> 8. Pretty ugly
> 7. Twelve-ounce pound cake
> 6. Diet ice cream
> 5. Rap music
> 4. Working vacation
> 3. Exact estimate
> 2. Religious tolerance
> And the Number one top OXYMORON:
> *
> *
> *
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> 1. Microsoft Works


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Post 2

Alon (aka Mr.Cynic)

Thanks for the contribution. I've added all but five of them. If anyone else has any contribution you are encouraged to make it here. Thanks again.


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Post 3

Fez

glad i could help....
Fez..


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Post 4

scottobear?¿

Jumbo Shrimp & Postal Service come to mind. Tech Support?


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Post 5

scottobear?¿

* "Anarchy rules!"
* "Free with purchase"
* "Happy Monday"
* "Never generalize"
* "One size fits all"
* "This page intentionally left blank"
* Accordion music
* Accurate stereotype
* Act naturally
* Aerobic exercise
* Affirmative action, equal opportunity
* Affordable housing
* Airline food
* Almost exactly
* Alone together
* Apple tech support
* Arms limitation
* Art student
* Artificial intelligence
* Athletic scholarship
* Back to the future
* Bad health
* Balding hair
* Bankrupt millionaire
* Better than new
* Black light
* Brave politician
* Budget deficit
* Bug free code
* Business ethics
* Casual intimacy
* Central Intelligence Agency
* Centrally-planned economy
* Cheerful pessimist
* Childproof
* Christian militia
* Classic rock & roll
* Clearly confused
* Collective liberty
* Committee decision
* Common sense
* Communist Party
* Completely unfinished
* Compulsory volunteering
* Conspicuous absence
* Constant change
* Convenience store
* Cooperative multitasking
* Corporate planning
* Curved line
* Definite maybe
* Degradable plastic
* Diet ice cream
* Disco music
* Dress pants
* Driving pleasure
* Dry ice
* Economic reform
* Electroshock therapy
* Enquiring minds
* Environmentalist bumper sticker
* Ergonomic keyboard
* Evolutionary fact
* Exact estimate
* Executive decision
* Express mail
* Fair reporting
* Fast food
* Federal budget
* Fighting for peace
* Final version
* Flexible freeze
* Found missing
* Free election
* French culture
* Fresh frozen
* Full-length bikini
* Fuzzy logic
* Genuine imitation
* Good grief
* Government efficiency
* Gunboat diplomacy
* Half dead
* Happily married
* Hazardous waste disposal
* Helicopter flight
* Holy War
* Honest crook
* Huge market niche
* Human evolution
* Industrial park
* Intelligent lifeforms
* IBM compatible
* Journalistic accuracy
* Lace-up loafers
* Liquid crystal
* Literal interpretation
* Marketing strategy
* Married life
* Martial law
* Meatless hamburger
* Middle East peace process
* Moral Majority
* Mutually exclusive
* Nice cat
* Nuclear defense
* Objective parent
* Operating system
* Peace force
* Peace officer
* PeaceMaker missile
* Petty cash
* Pocket calculator
* Politically correct
* Precision bombing
* Pretty ugly
* Private e-mail
* Professional courtesy
* Proprietary standard
* Psychiatric care
* Quality assurance
* Real fantasy
* Reasonable female
* Recently new
* Reckless caution
* Religious tolerance
* Resident alien
* Rolling stop
* Rush hour
* Russian economy
* Sanitary landfill
* Second best
* Sensitive male
* Small crowd
* Smart bomb
* Software documentation
* Spare rib
* Speed limit
* Stealth bomber
* Straight hook
* Strawberry Blond
* Student athlete
* Supporting documentation
* Sweet sorrow
* Synthetic natural gas
* Taped live
* Tax return
* Terribly pleased
* Terminal initialization
* Tone color
* True gossip
* Unbiased opinion
* Uncontested divorce
* Union workers
* Unix prompt
* User friendliness
* Violent agreement
* Virtual reality
* Voting power
* Waiting patiently
* War games
* War hero
* Wilderness management
* Working vacation
* Work Party
* 10K fun run


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Post 6

SilverSolstice

And one my roommate said quite unintentionally yesterday....

cool as h*ll (referring to a gift she got)

silversolstice


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Post 7

Keeza

A few more....
Modern history
Political promise
Fair trading
parlimentary debate
quiet child
easy trial
gang mentality
reasonable force
and one especially for PsyduckPE ...an aspiring cynic


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Post 8

Alon (aka Mr.Cynic)

Thanks a lot everyone! I'll be adding them in as soon as my mocks are over (Monday evening) or if I have spare time before then.


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Post 9

Alon (aka Mr.Cynic)

Well, that didn't happen. But I've added some now and I may add some of that long list of Scottobear's later. Sorry 'bout the six week delay!


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Post 10

Celt, COTL

Just one more, in case you didn't already have enough to do smiley - winkeye

My all-time number One favourite...

Government Initiatives.

That just cracks me up, everytime.

Happy listing!

Cheers,
Celt smiley - fishsmiley - fish


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Post 11

Pope Edgar Montgomery 3rd, Lord of all that's heavy and electric (and ANARCHY), now not grooming for 1 week+ as a statement, and

Just so you know, I'm not happy about all my favourite oxymorons being used before I even had a chance to send them in. Curses upon you.
Also, before any smart **** points it out, I am very much aware that my catchphrase is an oxymoron but
RULE ANARCHY.


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Post 12

Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

Marital harmonysmiley - handcuffs

and

Friendly Fire

smiley - brave


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Post 13

halfhalt

drag race
living legend
rock opera
home office
black light
word picture
minor catastrophe
instant classic
freezer burn smiley - brr
industrial park
near miss
calculated risk
old news
stiff drink smiley - cheers
gentleman farmer
daybed
open secret
tough love smiley - brokenheart
light heavyweight
small crowd
he's turned up missing
cold sweat
civil war
good grief smiley - cry


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