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Reply #34: "Explain to me how it makes sense for one word to have two diametrically opposed meanings." [View All]

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Speck Tater Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-15-10 03:32 PM
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34. "Explain to me how it makes sense for one word to have two diametrically opposed meanings."
It DOESN'T make sense. It's language. It doesn't HAVE to make sense. That's just they way it is.

Look it up and as many dictionaries as you like and you will find that EVEN THOUGH IT DOESN'T MAKE SENSE, that IS how the word is used.

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