by wpengine on March 5, 2009
Discuss this oxymoron in the comments below.
This is NOT an oxymoron, contrary to popular belief. any more than “jumbo dog” or “jumbo orangutan” would be an oxymoron. The name of the animal is shrimp. Shrimp has only come to mean small in popular usage. but the animal was not called a “shrimp” because it was small. “Shrimp” has come to mean “small” because it's comparatively a small animal.
what a fag. of course its an oxy moron you shit taco. grow some brains
haha shit taco
chalupas are schmexy!!!
i enjoy chalupas
o by the way it is a freakin oxymoron you pile of s***
i luv ca$h
chalupaman is an oxymoron, and so is jumbo shrimp
honney doesn't know what hes talking about/jumbo shrip means something is big and shrip means small
preeeeateammmmmm doesnt sait n'importe quoi, le papa de nigggas de lol est en haut dans cette chienne
I like this one becuz it is super funny, but is used in everyday life. YAHOO for “jumbo shrimp”!!
(besides, they taste WONDERFUL…)
uh yea it is smart one: jumbo = big shrimp = small they are opposite DUH!
what thee hell./?
This is a really good oxymoron, people! shrimp is usually a small, petite thing, but the jumbo part…. Oh, that just makes it!!!!!!!!
IT IS AN OXYMORON!!!!!!!!!!!!! SHRIMP ARE ALWAYS SMALL AND THE “JUMBO” PART MAKES IT ONE!!!!!!!!!!! I SWEAR…………. some people!
Actually, whoever the hell put up “jumbo shrimp” was talking generally. So, generally speaking, using “jumbo” generally would be “big” and “shrimp” would mean small. it is an oxymoron, if you don’t stoop to pathetic literal thinking as you have proved. It’s GENERAL!!! So popular belief is VERY acceptable.
one of the best oxymorons
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