Why is it a good thing to patronize a business (“Thank you for your patronage!”) but a bad thing to patronize a person (“Don’t patronize me!”)?
Why is a citation both a good thing and a bad thing (citation for bravery/citation for speeding)?
Why do flammable and inflammable mean the same thing?
Why are olives with the pits removed called “pitted” olives, rather than “depitted” olives? (What are olives with the pits still inside called, then?)Just some random musings on my part. Until next time, I remain your devoted host.