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The imbecility of oxymorons

Posted By On March 28, 2001 @ 8:00 am In Opinion | No Comments

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

by Jack Stapleton, Jr.

Please feel free to join my latest campaign: to eradicate, hopefully into oblivion, the unending proliferation of oxymorons. This is a word Webster describes as “a figure of speech that uses seeming contradictions.” You may have already detected two of them in the opening sentence. If you failed to notice them you maybe farther down the road to addiction than you realize.

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