Confusing Words

Outpost: Survivor Chronicles of the Great Rains: Book One – a Review

When the rain, rain, rain came down, down, down in “Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day,” the only thing Pooh Bear was worried about was saving his jars of honey. When the great rain came down on Elizabethtown, Kentucky, it was nothing to sing about; it was something to fear. This rain didn’t provide…

Random Contronyms

Homonyms are confusing enough, but there is another category of confusing words: contronyms. Contronyms—also spelled contranyms—are also known as auto-antonyms, antagonyms, enantiodromes, self-antonyms, antilogies, and Janus words. Janus was the Roman god of beginnings and endings. He is often depicted with two faces looking in opposite directions.   dabster A dabster is one who is…