C is for “Controlled Chaos” - Oxymorons from A to Z
Ever been in a houseful of toddlers … or teenagers? How about a live pop concert or a political convention? If you have, then you know whereof we speak. That’s controlled chaos.
Picture the scene, and you know why it’s oxymoronic. Can chaos be controlled? (Only Maxwell Smart knows for sure. No, wait!)
What’s an oxymoron?
Basically, an oxymoron is a phrase that seems contradictory or incongruous. Taken literally, the words do not make sense. Often, oxymorons find their way into popular usage, becoming cultural catchwords or frequently used idioms.
Many of these curious wordings strike us as delightfully amiss. Besides, what sort of whimsical word is “oxymoron”?
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