D is for “Doing Nothing” - Oxymorons from A to Z
This one smacks of the “Hurry Up and Wait” syndrome. Are you doing something, not doing anything, or doing nothing? Are you active or inactive? Busy or bored?
Better stop now. This is growing more oxymoronic by the moment.
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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