Date: Wed, 8 Apr 1998 13:44:25 -0400
From: Larry Horn
Subject: Re: more on non-negative "un"

At 11:12 AM -0500 4/8/98, Mark Mandel wrote:
>Duane Campbell writes:
> >>>
>Not exactly the same, but close - "hot water heater" for what is in fact
>a cold
> <<<
>It's a heater, whose purpose is to provide hot water, as a tea( )kettle's
>for) tea. Both are named for the goal, not the raw material.

Or, alternatively, a hot water heater does indeed heat cold water but it
also heats water hot.