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Homonyms: The Scourge of the English Language Posted by on Sep 9, 2016

In spite of technological advances, which have made the life of the modern writer so much easier, sometimes even the most sophisticated software program is of no help whatsoever. Writers can format, layout, and review their work almost instantaneously. Spell check is like having an extra pair of eyes on the page at all times…

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Having fun with homonyms in English Posted by on Feb 2, 2016

Homonyms are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently, and have different meanings. The picture above shows how a person can play with homonyms in a humorous way. The first words in this graphic “a werewolf,” is a word that describes a mythical creature that is part wolf, part man. By using the…

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