A few years back, I started a list of English words that have 2 or more completely unrelated meanings. Obviously, those crossword puzzles I’ve been doing all these years have pushed my already nerdy brain into ever more nerdier territory. Anyway, I wanted to find out just how many multiple-meaning words there are. To keep the list manageable, I didn’t include jargon, slang, names, or specialized words. And they had to be pronounced and spelled exactly alike. And now I have a list of 314 words. Here are some of them:
Your turn! Can you think of any more?