MULTIMEDIA-ENGLISH
Oxymoron (Hot for words)
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Description

Sexy Marina will explain the meaning and origin of the word OXYMORON (formal plural: oxymora, informal plural: oxymorons).


She thinks boys can learn better with a very sexy teacher, or is it more distracting? You decide.


 

Explanations

Examples of oxymorons:


ACT NATURALLY

SERIOUSLY FUNNY

A DEFINITE MAYBE

SHES' PRETTY UGLY

A DEAFENING SILENCE

cLEARLY CONFUSED

OLD NEWS

ALONE TOGETHER

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Other oxymorons are:

Calm Storm
Civil War
Climb Down
Commercial Art
Confirmed Rumour
Consistently Inconsistent
Constant Change
Constant Variable
Current History
Day Dreams
Dead Livestock
Deliberate Mistake
Deregulation Law
Distant Relative
Doing Nothing
Drive-Thru Window
Dry Beer
Dry Ice
Easy Labour
Educational Television  ;-)
Expect the Unexpected
Ear-Splitting    Whispers
Look Back into the Future
Square Hole
The Silence is Deafening
Dying to Live
Natural Cheetos
Genuine Fake Watches
Vegetarian Seafood
Fresh Frozen Fish
Future Legends
Best Worst Movie Ever Made
Moderate Extremist
Small Miracle
Piano Forte
Working Holiday
Painless Torture