Re: Words with double meanings

Subject: Re: Words with double meanings
From: john -at- garisons -dot- com
To: "Michelle Vina-Baltsas" <Michelle_Vina-Baltsas -at- datascope -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 14:46:34 -0500 (EST)

Let me try this again ...

1. More cold than hot
2. Hot

And a phrase that fits the bill:
"You'll be lucky if you can get him to work for you."

But other than a thesaurus, I can't think of any specific sources. You
might want to look at other style guides for lists of words and phrases to
avoid for this and other reasons.

Michelle wrote:
> We're trying to compile a list of words with double meanings for our style
> guide. Does anyone have any resources that they'd suggest to use as a
> starting point?. I've done some web searching and didn't find much. Any
> suggestions would be appreciated.


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