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Saturday, March 29, 2014


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??
I  think a retired English teacher was bored...THIS IS  GREAT!  


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) Since there is no time like  the present, he thought it was time to  present the present.
8)  A bass was painted on the head of the bass  drum.
9) When shot at, the dove dove  into the bushes.
10) I did not object  to the object.
11)  The insurance was invalid for the  invalid.
12) There was a row  among the oarsmen about how to  row.
13) They were too close  to the door to close it.
14) The  buck does funny things when the does  are present.
15)  A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a  sewer line.
16) To help with planting,  the farmer taught his sow to  sow.
17) The wind was too  strong to wind the sail.
18) Upon seeing  the tear in the painting I shed a  tear.
19) I had to subject  the subject to a series of  tests.
20) How can I intimate this to my  most intimate friend?

Thanks Ralph

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