View Single Post
  #30  
Old 12-12-2011, 12:31 AM
pulykamell pulykamell is offline
Charter Member
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: SW Side, Chicago
Posts: 43,583
To help with searching, the word for what the OP describes is a homonym. A true homonym is a word that is spelled and pronounced the same, but with a different meaning and etymology.