O is for Oxymoron

Thursday, April 17, 2014


Oxymoron

An oxymoron consists of contradictory words that are placed together. Writers use this device to achieve several effects. I think these guys are headed down a dead end though.

19 comments:

  1. This reminds me of 2 kids I heard squabbling in the hall the other day. I redirected them - while trying not to laugh. :-)

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  2. The word matches its meaning too! (with a bit of an imagination, lol). Okay, maybe not.

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  3. You really shouldn't use a word if you don't know the meaning. But, that doesn't seem to stop anyone...

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  4. I slowly hasten to remind you two guys that battles like these are often lost and won with a few words.

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  5. I found this whole cartoon hilarious!

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  6. I chuckled at the cartoon. Very funny. Great Blog.

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  7. I think the first guy was proving the second guy's point.

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  8. Ha! They're definitely morons - and not the oxy kind.

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  9. Thanks guys. The war of words is never ending!

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  10. At least their on the same level with each other =)

    J.L., I'm so glad you found my other blog! Thanks for stopping by!

    Elsie
    AJ's wHooligan in the A-Z Challenge

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  11. To me the first guy got plowed over by the second guy.

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  12. One bright morning in the middle of the night
    Two dead boys got up to fight
    Back to back they faced one another
    Pulled out their swords and shot each other... :D

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  13. I think the first guy was trying to sound knowledgeable... but it backfired! LOL

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  14. A battle of wits with two witless guys? Now that's funny!

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    1. Beverly, you made me laugh. Thanks for stopping in.

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