sluggo wrote: PS - speaking of picky, contranym or contronym? One of you even did it both ways! Are they homanyms?
I'm going to be difficult and go with auto-antonym.
Debate is still raging over the contras?
Dr. Goodword wrote:Yes, contranyms are single polysemous words, specifically containing contradictory or contrary meanings. Homonyms like (a) bear and (to) bear are discrete accidentally orthographically identical words.
gailr wrote:So, sluggo, you're saying that Dr. Goodword is remaining neutral?
Do you sanction this postion?
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