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Subject:More on Oxymorons From:Roy Johnson <Roy -at- MANTEX -dot- DEMON -dot- CO -dot- UK> Date:Fri, 28 Apr 1995 00:33:35 GMT
john renish puts forward an interesting possibility
with "cleave" - but this is not an oxymoron but a homograph -
a word which an identical spelling to another word which happens
to mean something different - rather like "row" (to paddle, and
good efforts - keep it coming - but we're not there yet!
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