SPI: "There are entirely too many words that have multiple meanings."
He goes on: "A fence can consist of pickets or be a guy who sells stuff from pickpockets. A fat cat may need to go on a diet, or a Diet may be elected by fat cats. A bat can be a flying mammal or a cranky old lady or both."
Too much confusion, according to SPI.
Any change, however, would be a lethal blow to comics, cartoonists and newspaper headline writers.