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Re: Different meaning of words

Posted by Bruce Kahl on April 03, 2001

In Reply to: Different meaning of words posted by J Hertel on April 03, 2001

: Why is it called a "breeze" in the summer, but a "draft" in the winter.
Just my opinion:
Here in the US of A, a breeze is something you experience out of doors or near an open window whilst a draft is more like an uncomfortable leak in an already closed room. A draft is something you try to avoid to save on your heating bills.