Oxymorons really do intrigue me. My earlier post on oxymorons got some good responses. While cleaning up around my desk (my home office…ooops—oxymoron), I found some more that I used when I was teaching a college writing course.
How about alone together?
How can someone be clearly confused?
Don’t they use this one for things they sell on TV? “Genuine imitations….”
I like intense apathy. Once, I heard a place described as a “hotbed of apathy.”
Have you used plastic silverware or had a drink from a plastic glass?
Here are a few for the cynics.
Marital bliss, holy war, educational television and corporate conscience.