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Getting to Grips with Homographs Posted by on Jan 14, 2012

Last week we had a look at homophones.  As a quick reminder, a homophone is a word that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning and sometimes a different spelling.  Today we are going to take a look at homographs. A homograph is a word that has the same spelling as…

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Understanding Homophones Posted by on Jan 7, 2012

One of the confusing things about English is the number of words that sound the same but have totally different meanings. There and their; aloud and allowed; and sew and so, are just three examples that cause some confusion. In English, we call these words “homophones.” A homophone is a word that sounds the same…

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