Oxymoron of the day: authentic replica

by Volker Weber

My name is Marina and I am a philologist (the study of linguistics and etymology). I love to discuss the origins of words. So if you have any words you'd like me to discuss, please send me a comment!

This bubbled up on my iPhone. :-)

Comments

Very nice and informative. Thanks Volker. Oxymorons, very nice indeed.

Armin Roth, 2007-11-25

The best oxymoron ever simply must be:

Microsoft Works

Oh, and genuine replica? Old news *


* (Another oxymoron, maybe)

Chris Linfoot, 2007-11-26

oxymoron? sure:

Political Correctness!

bernd meyer, 2008-06-28

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