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  • See barometz.

    August 23, 2008

  • Maybe there should be a list of oxymoronic mental imagery that pairs animals with bizarre characteristics, like vicious sheep and attack butterfly. Oh look! There IS one!

    October 10, 2007

  • And believe me, it was meant as a compliment.

    October 10, 2007

  • Can't really speak for chained_bear and sionnach, but I think we're pretty proud of this fact.

    October 10, 2007

  • Ever hopeful, you are.

    October 10, 2007

  • Oh, come on. We've barely gotten to "pretty weird," let alone "one of the weirdest."

    October 10, 2007

  • This has to be one of the weirdest conversations on Wordie.

    October 10, 2007

  • There is the infamous assessment by the English politician, Dennis Healey, of a debate in which he was attacked by Roy Jenkins:

    "It felt like being ravaged by a dead sheep."

    October 10, 2007

  • You know, I would have thought the same, skipvia--vicious sheep sounds a little like attack butterfly--but a co-worker of mine recently had her leg broken by a sheep. I kid you not. Those sheep, they're--they're vicious.

    October 10, 2007

  • "Vicious sheep" creates an oxymoronic mental image.

    October 10, 2007

  • Also known as the vegetable lamb of tartary, instead of flowering, the plant blossoms into vicious, omnivorous sheep.

    October 10, 2007