Wiki says :- Deliberate use of oxymora * "O miserable abundance, O beggarly riches!" <http://www.answers.com/topic/john-donne> John Donne, "Devotions on Emergent Occasions" * "I do here make humbly bold to present them with a short account of themselves... " <http://www.answers.com/topic/jonathan-swift> Jonathan Swift * "The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, / With loads of learned lumber in his head..." <http://www.answers.com/topic/alexander-pope> Alexander Pope * "He was now sufficiently composed to order a funeral of modest magnificence..." <http://www.answers.com/topic/samuel-johnson-1> Samuel Johnson * "O anything of nothing first create! / O heavy lightness, serious vanity! / Misshapen chaos of well-seeming forms! / Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health!" <http://www.answers.com/topic/william-shakespeare> William Shakespeare, <http://www.answers.com/topic/romeo-and-juliet> Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, scene 1 Thanks and have a good day. Shreeni (630) 401-2887 (Mobile) (630) 837-1730 (Home) _____ From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Sweetser, Joe Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2006 2:42 PM To: jkstill@xxxxxxxxx; mwf@xxxxxxxx Cc: cjpengel.dbalert@xxxxxxxxx; kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; ORACLE-L Subject: RE: was (RE: SGADEF file?) is How to best detect database health Or someone who can't figure out how to use their acne medicine. _____ On 8/29/06, Mark W. Farnham <mwf@xxxxxxxx> wrote: An oxymoron ... That word always conjures up an image of the village idiot leading a large bovine critter.