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gautham kasinath
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Hey guys,
put in as many oxymorons as you can think of..
for example..
"Absolutely certain"
 
Jim Yingst
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errr... why would that be an oxymoron?
 
George Brown
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How about "Military Intelligence" ?
 
George Brown
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Or "cruel kindness".
Or "deafening silence".
[ June 13, 2002: Message edited by: George Brown ]
 
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truly false
 
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George Brown
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definitely maybe
honest politics
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pretty ugly
wonderfully bad
extensive brief
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fast java
 
Sita Kodali
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Mahatma Gandhi
 
Sita Kodali
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Sita Kodali
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American Charity
 
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Originally posted by gautham kasinath:

"Absolutely certain"

Isn't that just redundant?
 
Thomas Paul
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So why are Mahatma Gandhi and American Charity oxymorons?
 
Gail Mikels
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..don't know if this is technically an oxymoron, but it is certainly a contradition...
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Sita Kodali
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So why are Mahatma Gandhi and American Charity oxymorons?
Gandhi is called Mahatma, which he is not and the second is obvious
--
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Thomas Paul
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Originally posted by sita kodali:
So why are Mahatma Gandhi and American Charity oxymorons?
Gandhi is called Mahatma, which he is not and the second is obvious
--
Venkat

Now I understand... it's an oxymoron like "sita kodali" and "intelligent thought".
:roll:
 
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Must... resist... urge... to... reply...
 
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Ok, so do I close this thread or delete it?
Sita, bad manners. Take it to USENET.
Boys, you know better.
[ June 13, 2002: Message edited by: Michael Ernest ]
 
Jim Yingst
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Well, no need to close the thread yet, but if people like Sita continue to use "let's list oxymorons" as an excuse to insult and provoke people, I'll be happy to start deleting individual posts.
 
Pranav Jaidka
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ha ha ha........jason cracked me up with that one .
 
R K Singh
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Originally posted by Thomas Paul:

Now I understand... it's an oxymoron like "sita kodali" and "intelligent thought".
:roll:

sometime Thomas your replies are really great...
I like this one.
and about Jason ..once I was going through old threads .. I found that (if I am not wrong) Jason has been in defence services(Am I right Jasin?). So now I think he is respectable as he has seen a part of life which we(I) have missed.
And whenever he stands for US its his loyality and greatness.
AW we were talking abt oxymorons:
Michael Map
(Map corrected "Micheal" to "Michael" )
[ June 13, 2002: Message edited by: Mapraputa Is ]
 
Sumit Amar
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The word oxymoron is itself oxymoronic because it is formed from two Greek roots of opposite meaning, oxys "sharp, keen," and moros "foolish," the same root that gives us the word moron . Noting that oxymoron is a single-word oxymoron consisting of two morphemes that are dependent in English, the intrepid linguist senses a rich opportunity to impose order on seeming chaos, to extract significance from the swirl of data that escape through the holes in people's faces, leak from their pens, and glow on their computer screens.
Hence one oxymoronic word : Prank
 
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Thanks for the kind words... Yes, I was in the military for awhile.
Another latin oxymoron:
Sophmore - wise fool
 
gautham kasinath
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some more here!!
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loud silence

and btw thanks for reconsidering the closing of the topic!!
Lupo
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David Weitzman
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Curious -- Map actually took the time to correct a spelling error. Since isn't a common practice, this must have been something particularly painful to her. Has someone added a spell checker to the Mapraputa Is v1.5 bot?
Micheal, excellent use of a verbless sentance. But the nice people at Google are so generous with their bandwidth and equiptment, why wish bad manners upon them?
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[ June 13, 2002: Message edited by: Michael Ernest ]
[ June 14, 2002: Message edited by: David Weitzman ]
 
gautham kasinath
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hey guys, no heat.. if the software Map vXX.xx has an update daemon running, to update itself with the latest ( With spelling correction ).. so be it.
As long as there are spell checkers, there shud be spelling mistakes or else that wud put the spell checker outta work!!!
And by the way, Map, do you run on a Windows?? coz the update and Service pack features are patented Windows only!!

Lupo
 
David Weitzman
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It looks like they're actually running Map 1.7.X now.
 
gautham kasinath
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anything new on the CVS for Map?? I d like to work on her too
 
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gautham kasinath
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nope.. I aint saying anything.. there was a post before with a warning.. about map ofcourse.. dont wake a sleeping giant..
 
R K Singh
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Michael Map
(Map corrected "Micheal" to "Michael" )
[ June 13, 2002: Message edited by: Mapraputa Is ][/QB]

[ June 17, 2002: Message edited by: Ravish Kumar ]
 
R K Singh
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Originally posted by gautham kasinath:
nope.. I aint saying anything.. there was a post before with a warning.. about map ofcourse.. dont wake a sleeping giant..

that gaint is here ..
but who deleted that post without gaint's permission
I can see smoke ... Map can notice the difference in Micheal and Michael but she cant notice difference between Jason and Jasin ..
 
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