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Thread #164298   Message #3930192
Posted By: Bee-dubya-ell
10-Jun-18 - 06:33 PM
Thread Name: BS: Oxymorons
Subject: RE: BS: Oxymorons
An oxymoron embedded in a single word: fastidious = fast + tedious

(Okay, it only really works if you say the words out loud instead of spelling them. And you still have to fudge a bit on pronunciation.)