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Pink...?BRONZE Member
Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
6,140 posts
Location: Over There, United Kingdom

Whats your favourite oxymorons (contradictory words)?
Mine are:

Living Dead
Taped Live
Peace Force
Pretty Ugly
Working Holiday
Tax Return
Virtual Reality
Work Party

and my 2 favourite ones...

Government Organization
Microsoft Works


Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

1,463 posts
Location: Florida

To clarify!

Mike thats Mitch! I do not nessecarily share his opinion as strongly but I do agree that hes got a point.

My only claim to Aussie wine is that I used to go out with someone whos wicked stoned uncle owned a winery which make bottles costing over 200bps in some countries.

love and hugs


1,463 posts
Location: Florida

mythmitch says:
marlboro lights
pure ecstasy (of the pilling veriaty)
Non-Https Image Link

soft base


MikeGinnyGOLD Member
HOP Mad Doctor
13,923 posts
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Drome, my apologies to Mitch for not clarifying that the Australian Wine crack was a Monty Python reference.

Actually, Kosher Wine is the most appropriate oxymoron I've ever heard. Not sure if any of you have enjoyed the sugary syrupness that is "Manischewitz Wine."


Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

A buckuht n a hooze! -Valura

primative_toyshappy hunting
228 posts
Location: Brisnyland

sorry mike im not up with my python jokes my bad
it just hit a sore spot thats all
have fun drinking.

regret nothing, learn everything


MikeGinnyGOLD Member
HOP Mad Doctor
13,923 posts
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

A few more.

"Good beer"
"Back-up" (not opposites, but "back" and "up" are 90° apart)
"Labor Party"


Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

A buckuht n a hooze! -Valura

Thistleold hand
950 posts
Location: Nottingham UK

Accidentally on Purpose

Almost exactly

Bigger half

Definite maybe

Doing Nothing

Global village

Horribly decent

Irate patient

Journalistic integrity

Long shorts

Normal deviation

Nothing Much

Numbing sensation

Organized anarchy

One person crew

One size fits all

Once again

Only choice

Original Copy

Recorded live

Smaller half

Strangely familiar

Whole half

Working holiday

Are we nearly there yet?

Phuhzzzie Wuhzzzie the Pumpkin Kingmember
141 posts
Location: Melbourne, the new Land of Nod

How about these?

I thought
Good idea

A wise man once said to me, Hey! You! Get out of my wardrobe! and in a way, I guess he was right.

DeepSoulSheepGOLD Member
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2,617 posts
Location: Berlin, Ireland


I live in a world of infinite possibilities.

244 posts
Location: NZ


131 posts

nothing doing
smart arse
true story
low fat
good n hard

arsnHow do you change this thing???
1,903 posts
Location: Behind the couch...

Theres' also these

Found missing

Resident alien

Advanced BASIC

Genuine imitation

Airline Food

Good grief

Same difference

Government organization

Sanitary landfill

Legally drunk

Silent scream

Small crowd

Soft rock

Butt Head

Software documentation

New York culture

New classic

"Now, then ..."

Synthetic natural gas

Passive aggression

Clearly misunderstood

Extinct Life

Temporary tax increase

Computer jock

Plastic glasses

Terribly pleased

Computer security

Political science

Tight slacks

Definite maybe

Twelve-ounce pound cake

Diet ice cream

Rap music

Exact estimate

Fresh Frozen

Light yet filling

Virtually spotless

Friendly Fire


I can't hear you... I have a banana in my ear.

"You mean I'll have to use my brain?... but I use staff!!!" ~ ben-ja-men

PukSILVER Member
Sweet talented nutter
2,615 posts
Location: Brisbane Oz, Australia

Seedy but nice ?

that shrewd and knavish sprite

Called Robin Good Fellow ; are you not he that is frighten of the maidens of the villagery - fairy

I am the merry wander of the night -puk

caz86Twister Fire Starter ridin on a tratter
156 posts
Location: Bristol/Exeter UK

Microsoft works?!


BirdGOLD Member
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6,086 posts
Location: Cornwall, United Kingdom

Peace-keeping Force!

My state of mind is not yours to define!

There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness."

Stormy, Queen of VodkaThe HoP Industrial Rainbow Fairy
385 posts
Location: Near Portsmouth, UK

one that always irritates me in supermarkets

Fresh frozen

†.You've got invisible fangs and cherry nun bangs,
Your erotic cabaret is non stop
You're wearing too many belts
And I bet they leave welts
Shut up and dance cause I wanna pop.†

Raven_WolfeRunSILVER Member
91 posts
Location: Houston, TX, in my chair, USA

A Fine Mess
A just war
A little big
a little pregnant
A new classic
absolutely unsure
abundant poverty
academic fraternity
Academic sorority
Accidentally on Purpose
accurate estimate
accurate horoscope
accurate rumors
accurate stereotype
acrophobic mountain climber
Act Naturally
active retirement
actual reenactment
acute apathy
acute dullness
adult children
Adult male
advanced BASIC
advanced beginner
Affirmative action
affordable housing
aging yuppie agree to disagree
Airline Food
airline schedules
all alone
All natural artificial flavor
alltogether separate
alone in a crowd
almost candid
Almost done
almost exactly
almost pregnant
Almost Ready
almost safe
almost suddenly
almost surprised
almost totally
alone together
amateur expert
American culture
American education
American English
amicable divorce
among the first
Amtrak schedule
Anarchy Rules!
anonymous colleague anticipated serendipity
anticipating the unanticipated
Anti-Missile Missile
anxious patient
apathetic interest
apathetically urged
Apple tech support
approximate solution
approximately equal
arms limitation
army intelligence
arrogant humility
Artificial Grass
artificial intelligence
assistant supervisor
astronomically small
athletic scholarship
Aunt Jemima Light
Auto Pilot
authentic replica
authentic reproduction
authoritarian anarchy
awfully good
awfully nice
Awfully pretty

May the flame on your balls not be too hot

Raven_WolfeRunSILVER Member
91 posts
Location: Houston, TX, in my chair, USA

hehe, i got those from but mine are:

American Ale

Good Polititian

Honest Polititian

Labor Day (it's a bank holiday!)

feather weight

False Action

it was the best of times, and it was the worst of times

light black

dark white

good tech support

long walk of a short pier

running slowly

soft rock

true lies

dark days

half full

half empty

Hard Boiled

Same Difference (one of my favorite lines)

May the flame on your balls not be too hot

psycho44BRONZE Member
56 posts
Location: USA

civil war

fee fairynewbie
34 posts
Location: Nr London, UK

happy funeral was the one i was always taught by.

BrennPLATINUM Member
Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
3,286 posts
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Honest lawyer
A little big
Fair trial

Erm...I'm fresh out :/


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