Grammar Time!

This post in the Alumni forum was written by a friend of Dr. Meg Sorick. It’s very clever and you will love reading it. Thanks Meg!

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Hope that all of you who are celebrating the Thanksgiving Holiday have safe travels and good times with your families.  I can’t take credit for this post, it was e-mailed to me by a friend who knows I’m a grammar nerd!  And it couldn’t have come at a better time, since this is a busy weekend for so many of us!  Enjoy!

Homographs are words of like spelling but with more than one meaning.

A homograph that is also pronounced differently is a heteronym.

You think English is easy?

1) The bandage was wound around the wound.
2) The farm was used to produce produce.
3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
4) We must polish the Polish furniture.
5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.
6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
7)…

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