Re: Re: What is the tallest church spire in Ireland?
Very keen, Prax, very keen! 😉
However, I think you will find that the original meaning of oxymoron is “a rhetorical figure by which contradictory terms are conjoined so as to give point to the statement or expression”. My Oxford adds rather roguishly “Now often loosely = a contradiction in terms.”
But in any case, to misquote Emily Dickinson:
“Because I could not stop for Ulm, Ulm kindly stopped for me…