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It's national oxymoron day on the 13th July.
Picture this: it's a sunny day in 2015, and the internet is abuzz with confusion and amusement. 'National Oxymoron Day' is trending, and people are scratching their heads wondering how an oxymoron can have its own day. Well, dear readers, let me take you back to that fateful July 13th and unravel the fascinating story behind this unexpected celebration.
Contrary to popular belief, National Oxymoron Day isn't an intentional oxymoron itself. It all started when a clever internet user decided to create a parody holiday to celebrate these delightful linguistic contradictions. 'Jumbo Shrimp,' 'Virtual Reality,' and 'Act Natural'—you know the kind!
Soon, social media caught wind of this strange and ironic occasion. Memes aplenty began flooding timelines, as people embraced the humor of celebrating something that inherently defies logic. And just like that, National Oxymoron Day was born.
So, what do people do on National Oxymoron Day, you ask? Well, the possibilities are wonderfully contradictory. You could enjoy 'alone time' surrounded by loved ones, eat 'jumbo shrimp' while watching your favorite sport, or reminisce about the 'good old days' while embracing the wonders of modern technology.
This day is all about celebrating the amusing contradictions that make language such a quirky and fascinating thing. It's a playful reminder that life doesn't always make sense and that's okay. Plus, it's an excellent excuse to share some laughs and indulge in the oddities of our everyday expressions.
Did you know that the word 'oxymoron' itself is an oxymoron? It comes from the Greek words 'oxys,' meaning sharp or keen, and 'moros,' meaning foolish. So, next time someone calls you an 'oxymoron,' just smile and say, 'Thank you for the compliment!'
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