General Oxymorons

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Aircraft Black Box (It's painted orange!)
Almost Always
Almost Certain
Almost Done
Almost Exactly
Almost Impossible
Almost Never
Almost Ready
Among the First
Appear Invisible
Awfully Good
Awfully Nice
Awfully Pretty
Backseat Driver
Bad Luck
Black and White
Black Light
Butt head
Center Around
Cheap is Expensive
Civil Strife (William Shakespeare)
Clean Dirt
Clear as Mud
Climb Down
Cold as Hell
Collective I
Completely Unfinished
Consistently Inconsistent
Continued Victory
Conventional Wisdom
Copyrighted Fake
Crash Landing
Dark Victory
Day Dreams
Definite Maybe
Deliberate Mistake
Dick Head
Dim Light
Dim wit
Dodge Ram
Don't Look Like Yourself
Dreams Reality
Ebbing Tide
Eternally Transient
Exact Opposite
Expected Surprise
Expensive is Cheap
Extended Limits
Extra ordinary
Fake Sarcasm
Fearful Bravery (William Shakespeare)
Final Draft
Final Version
Finally Again
First Among Equals
First Conclusions
Fortunately Unfortunate
Forward Back
Found Missing
Free Gift
Front End
Gang of Two
Getting nowhere Fast
Good Shit
Guest Host
Here and There
Hide Nothing
High Ground
Honest Thief
Huge Shortage
Ill Fortune
Include Me Out
Incomplete Stop
Incredibly Credible
Initial Conclusion
Initial Results
Inside Out
Insignificant Importance
Intellectual Fool
Interstate Highways in Hawaii
Intolerant of Intolerance
Invisible Ink
Known Secret
Labor Day
Last End (when describing a movie or book plot or event)
Last Initial
Least Favorite
Less is More
Little Beasts
Little Big
Little Giants
Little Bit Big
Loose Knot
Loosely Packed
Low Rise
Luxury Bus
Massively Thin
Mini Jumbo
Minor Importance
Modest Ambition
More Perfect
More Unique
More is Less
Most Unique
Much Less
Near Future
Near Miss (The airplanes didn't nearly miss, they nearly hit)
Neo Retro
Never Again
Never Generalize
Never Say Never
No Means Yes
Non-Stop Flight
Nothing Much
Now and Then
Old News
Once Again
Open Lock
Open Secret
Original Copy
Oxy moron (Sharp-Dull)
Paraphrased Quotation
Partial Conclusion
Partial Zero (Emission Vehicle)
Partially Completed
Perfect Idiot
Perfectly Awful
Perfectly Normal
Perfectly Ridiculous
Perfectly Wrong
Positively Negative
Preliminary Conclusion
Pretty Bad
Pretty Disgusting
Pretty Sick
Pretty Ugly
Procrastinate Now
Profanity Sucks
Quickly Slowing Down
Quiet Noise
Raise That Window Down
Re- Take
Real Fake
Real Fantasy
Real Phony
Realistic Fantasy
Reality Dreams
Required Option
Retarded Genius
Retired (Re-tired = Tired again)
Rolling Stop
Rush Hour (Heavy traffic period)
Same Difference
Second Best
Second Initial
Shared Secret
Silent Noise
Silent Scream
Silent Sound
Simply Amazing
Simply Superb
Single Copy
Single Pair
Sit Up
Sitting Up
Slow Speed
Slow and Steady Rush
Small Giant
Small World
Smart Ass
Soft Porn
Soft Rock
Sopho more (Wise fool)
Speed Bump
Speed Limit
Staged Accident
Stand Down
Standard Option
Strangely Familiar
Stupid Genius
Super Normal
Surprised Noone
Timely Delayed
True Paradox
Turned Up Missing
Unbelievably True
Uninvited Guest
Unique Standard
United Independent (Taxi company, Los Angeles)
Unknown Knowledge
Up the Down Staircase (book by Bel Kaufman)
Upside Down
Very Little
Voice of the Silent Majority
Waking Dream
Was Suicided (Driven to Suicide)
Week day
Well-Known Secret
White Night
White Rose
Wild Baby
Wise Ass
Wise Fool (Sophomore)
Yes Means No

Oxymoronic Quotes and Sayings: General (43)

  • Always be on the lookout for the obvious.
  • Always remember you're unique .. just like everyone else!
  • Anyone who isn't confused here doesn't really know what's going on.
  • Australia is a pretty big continent.
  • Be here Now, when you can. - Ron McIntosh
  • Drive slowly, we're in a hurry. - Winston Churchill to his chauffeur
  • Everything is so random there must be a pattern.
  • Half the lies our opponents tell about us are not true. - Sir Boyle Roche
  • I am a deeply superficial person. - Andy Warhol
  • I am easily satisfied with the very best. - Winston Churchill
  • I can give you a definite perhaps. - Samuel Goldwyn
  • I can resist everything but temptation. - Mark Twain
  • I can't remember having a more memorable time.
  • I didn't do anything wrong, and I won't do it again.
  • If there's one thing I can't stand, it's intolerance.
  • I'm proud of my humility.
  • I'm still not sure if I understand ambiguity.
  • It's eight o'clock, sir! - Why the devil didn't you tell me that before? - Overheard in hotel
  • It's wrong to be always right.
  • Life is full of uncertainties ... or I could be wrong about that?
  • No one goes to that place anymore - it's always too crowded. - Yogi Berra
  • Nobody goes to Miami in the Winter. It's too crowded. - Yogi Berra
  • Perspective is in the eye of the beholder.
  • Prejudiced people are all alike.
  • Remember the future. - Tagline for the movie "Paycheck"
  • Reporter: You say you've never made a picture before? Samuel Goldwyn: Yes, but that's our strongest weak point. - Samuel Goldwyn
  • Some people say that I'm superficial, but that's just on the surface.
  • The clock is two minutes ahead and one hour behind.
  • The golden rule is that there are no golden rules. - George Bernard Shaw
  • The good oxymoron, to define it by a self-illustration, must be a planned inadvertency. - Wilson Follett
  • The Right way is the Wrong way and the Left way is the Right way. (Driving directions)
  • The saddest moment in a person's life comes but once.
  • The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be. - Paul Valery
  • The world is full of apathy, but I don't care.
  • There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad. - Salvador Dali
  • There's no such thing as non-existence.
  • They say it's not as bad as they say it is.
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  • Walking up stairs gets me down.
  • We must believe in free will. We have no choice. - Isaac B. Singer
  • You always find something in the last place you look.
  • You're the dumbest smart person I've ever met. - from the movie 'I, Robot'
  • You've no idea of what a poor opinion I have of myself, and how little I deserve it. - W.S. Gilbert

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