High School Math

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Sunday, May 28, 2006


An Oxymoron is a combination of contradictory
or incongruous words, such as 'Cruel Kindness'
or 'Jumbo Shrimp'. It is a literary figure of
speech in which opposite or contradictory words,
terms, phrases or ideas are combined to create
a rhetorical effect by paradoxical means.

Accurate Estimate, Act Naturally, Adult Child
Agree to Disagree, All Alone, Anti-Missile Missile
Appear Invisible, Awfully Nice, Better than New
Big Baby, Bigger Half, Birth Control
Black Comedy, Brief Speech, Business Ethics
Civil War, Climb Down, Confirmed Rumor
Constant Change, Current History, Day Dreams
Dead Livestock, Deliberate Mistake, Doing Nothing
Drawing a Blank, Drive-Thru Window, Dry Ice
False Evidence, Farewell Reception, Fiber Glass
Fighting for Peace, Friendly Fire, Going Nowhere
Include Me Out, Invisible Ink, Known Secret
Least Favorite, Liquid Gas, Live Television
Long Shorts, Low Fat, Mercy Killing
Mud Bath, Peacekeeping Force, Personal Business
Plastic Glasses, Practical Joke, Preliminary Conclusion
Random Pattern, Real Fake, Real Polyester
Relaxation Exercise, Small Fortune, Steel Wool
Sugarless Candy, Suicide Victim, Sweet and Sour
Terribly Good, Thinking out Loud, Well-Known Secret
We're Alone, White Chocolate, loyal opposition
Same Difference, Pretty Ugly, barely clothed
Definite Maybe, open secret, larger half
clearly confused, benevolent despot, found missing
liquid gas, civil engineer, deafening silence
seriously funny, military intelligence, unbiased opinion
virtual reality, definite maybe, original copies
pretty ugly, same difference, plastic glasses
almost exactly, constant variable, even odds
minor crisis, extinct life, genuine imitation
exact estimate, only choice, freezer burn
awful good, working holiday, rolling stop
Great Depression, free trade, peacekeeper missile
sweet tart, crash landing, benign neglect
butt head, sweet sorrow, student teacher
taped live, alone together, business ethics
good grief, tight slacks, living dead
near miss, light tanks, old news old boy
hot chilli, criminal justice, peace force
industrial park, open secret, sight unseen
idiot savant, light heavyweight, original copy
final draft, random order, freezer burn
negative growth, elevated subway, mobile home
fresh frozen, recorded live, one-man band

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