Monopoly (Mono Poly)

Discuss this oxymoron in the comments below.


  • http://www.edmodo.com/ morgan smith

    thsis is cool

  • http://www.edmodo.com morgan smith

    this is my oxymoron

  • Steve Hastings

    Holy Crap. 18 years and just realizing this!

  • Steve Hastings

    Holy Crap. 18 years and just realizing this!

  • Guest

     This isn’t an oxymoron.  The word monopoly comes from the Greek monos (alone or single) + polein (to sell)  [i.e.: to sell alone] Greek monos (alone or single) + polein (to sell)  [i.e.: to sell alone]

  • Fubarwombat

    Brilliant.  how it’s spelling is , is what it is.as in the NOW.

  • Ninjakaabii

    It’s just the spelling.  “Mono” means one, “poly” means many.

  • Logic.

    Well, yes that is exactly what it means…mono: one; poly: many. By definition, monopoly is the control of many by one. (Keep in mind, ‘many’ can be anything

  • Commenter

    Lol. Seriously?