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This day in history Answered

This day in history. Sure a lot happened, and here is one of them:

Day in History: Discovery Jan. 3, 1957: Debut of the Electric Watch, a Space Age Marvel

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Cobalt59
Cobalt59

10 years ago

Sweet and sour, Pretty ugly, Same difference. So on.......

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

13 years ago

The most important day in history was when Instructables.com was made.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

Each day I wake up in the morning is important to me LOL

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

Reply 13 years ago

Each day you wake up alive.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

Waking up dead is an oxymoron ;-)

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

Reply 13 years ago

I have no idea what that is.

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its a lion
its a lion

Reply 13 years ago

Oxymoron: "A rhetorical figure in which incongruous or contradictory terms are combined, as in a deafening silence and a mournful optimist." How are you supposed to wake up dead? It makes no sense, cannot happen, thus since it contradicts itself, is an oxymoron.

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

Reply 13 years ago

True, because you cannot wake up once you are dead. But, you can wake up, then die immediately... think about it.

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its a lion
its a lion

Reply 13 years ago

But thats still waking up alive, then dying. Not really waking up dead.

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

Scary Movie 4 anyone (or three?) Your having the exact same agument

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

Just like "He turned up missing" :P

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

Reply 13 years ago

That doesn't even make up sense. You can't turn up, and be missing..

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

True enough, but a lot of people say it LOL

have you ever worn:
tight slacks (that one kills me LOL)
said someone was: pretty ugly
drank from a: plastic glass
were you ever: doing nothing
and people say stuff like: go ahead, back up
all the time. :-)

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

World's largest mini-skirt worn on the tallest midget.

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

Reply 13 years ago

Wow.. all those things Goodhart said.. wow, I never realized that.
And, it is impossible to do nothing.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

Believe me, that is the "short list" LOL

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

Reply 13 years ago

Then you should post the long list.

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Lftndbt
Lftndbt

Reply 13 years ago

Yeah just pull it out, of the ole' book of Goodhart's interesting facts
That long list is in it isn't it Goodhart?
LoL

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Lftndbt
Lftndbt

Reply 13 years ago

Are we challenging, the longest list of reply post's?? LoL that was tops.... Keep going... LoL!! :)

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shooter129
shooter129

Reply 13 years ago

i feel like i fell off a cliff and hit the ground

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

No, I don't want ~500 replies/e-mails.

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Lftndbt
Lftndbt

Reply 13 years ago

hmmm, now you know how I feel... stuck in "this or that" !! arrrrrrr what a nightmare.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

That's what they said, and I think it is "partially true" LOL

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Whaleman
Whaleman

Reply 13 years ago

Yes. It is quite debatable.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

I just meant that if it is true, it is true, but partially true makes it not wholly true, and therefore not true.....a kind of oxymoron ;-)

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Whaleman
Whaleman

Reply 13 years ago

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Whaleman
Whaleman

Reply 13 years ago

Wow, before I scrolled back to the top of the page, I forgot that the topic wasn't about oxymorons!

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

It is already published at several sites; the biggest one being Google :-)

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gmoon
gmoon

Reply 13 years ago

Two classics: --Jumbo Shrimp --Military Intelligence

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

Government budget is a decent one too LOL

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maninamousesuit
maninamousesuit

13 years ago

ok thats an oxymoron..but is there an name for what is written in one language making phonetic sense in another.... Ah..My latin teacher had one "The brave leader blew poison down his throat" in latin is "Forte dux fel flat in guter."

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

There might be, but i am unaware of what it would be called. Oxymorons are like: Tight Slacks. they seem to contradict each other.

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maninamousesuit
maninamousesuit

13 years ago

i love an oxymoron. In ireland we have a tendancy to a strange turn of phrase. It seems that we use english using the gramattical rules of gaelic. So we tend to say things like "There was my bike, against the wall, gone!" Literally translated to irish it is perfect gramatically.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

Oh you should hear the local Amish (called Pennsylvania Dutch, although they speak broken English, mixed with German, using German grammar); it is "wonderful gut !" An example: Throw Papa down the stairs his hat.

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gnomedriver
gnomedriver

13 years ago

Today in history, in 1967 Donald Campbell died in an attempt to break the speed record on water. French existentialist writer Albert Camus died in a car accident. I have the news paper opened to that section. Its next to the crossword Im filling out. 22 across, 6 letters - ?s?y?s, clue - Idolises the commercial on metal containers.

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

Reply 13 years ago

Thanks a lot, you broke the chain of replies. :-(