More Oxymorons

submitted by Donna Phelps

• Why is it called “after dark” when it really is “after light”?

• Doesn’t “expecting the unexpected” make the unexpected expected?

• Why are a “wise man” and a “wise guy” opposites?

• Why do “overlook” and “oversee” mean opposite things?

• Why is “phonetic” not spelled the way it sounds?

• If work is so terrific, why do they have to pay you to do it?

• If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?

• If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

• If you are cross-eyed and have dyslexia, can you read all right?