101 things about me

Thursday, 9 August 2007

Favourite Word #1

This is one of my favourite words... Any word with moron in it will generally amuse.
So - oxymoron... it is a figure of speech ... conjoining contradictory terms, a rhetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for effect.

Fun Run
Working Holiday
cruel kindness
to make haste slowly
deafening silence
poor little rich girl


brandy said...

Ohh I have 2 to add to the list!

'friendly ex's'
'stress free holiday'

Enough said.

Wanderer said...

We could make quite a list here...

Army Intelligence
A fine mess
A little pregnant
Tram timetable
Flexible ethics
Incredibly real
Uninvited guest
Unbiased opinion
Toll free
Tentative conclusion!

summer pickles said...

Ha ha ha ha!

Oh, I laughed when I read "fun run" on your list!!! I AGREE!

Thanks for sharing your lovely blog
Hannah xx

one little acorn said...

Thanks for the contributions!

Brandy - Friendly ex... hmmm. I try really I do - but I often wonder if it wouldn't be easier to let it go... that's another post all together!

Thanks Wanderer... Army intelligence - that sounds like a "bush-ism"!

Yes - Summer Pickles it's a favourite of mine too - fun and run just DON'T mix. I have just started (to try) running (again) and I have blisters all over my feet!Maffra67

Peter said...

How about:

American Culture
clearly ambiguous
Foolproof instructions
Friendly Fire
Gourmet Pizza
Microsoft Works (one for you wanderer)