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    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 12th Apr 18, 9:28 AM
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    One word - Different spelling - Different meaning..
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    • 12th Apr 18, 9:28 AM
    One word - Different spelling - Different meaning.. 12th Apr 18 at 9:28 AM
    I will start with:

    Rain, Rein, Reign, Rayne.

    Your turn
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Apr 18, 12:29 PM
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    Pyxis
    Bow, bough




    Doe, dough, doh
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    • pollypenny
    • By pollypenny 12th Apr 18, 2:41 PM
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    Blew .... Blue
    Originally posted by Sleazy


    Hmmm, that depends on your accent.
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    (Pity they are mangled by this autocorrect!)
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 12th Apr 18, 2:55 PM
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    Hmmm, that depends on your accent.
    Originally posted by pollypenny
    Does it? Please explain, as I don't see it.
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    • Alikay
    • By Alikay 12th Apr 18, 4:39 PM
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    See, sea, and (when on holiday in Spain..) Si
    • jjj1980
    • By jjj1980 12th Apr 18, 4:55 PM
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    tear & tear


    fair & fair


    lead & lead (& led)


    pear, pair & pare
    • Deep In Debt
    • By Deep In Debt 12th Apr 18, 10:40 PM
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    Practice, Practise
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Apr 18, 6:50 AM
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    Pyxis
    Oar....or.......ore
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Apr 18, 6:51 AM
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    Yolk..........yoke
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 13th Apr 18, 7:41 AM
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    Their ..... There

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    • glentoran99
    • By glentoran99 13th Apr 18, 7:48 AM
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    tear & tear


    fair & fair


    lead & lead (& led)


    pear, pair & pare
    Originally posted by jjj1980


    you've lost me with that one
    • LandyAndy
    • By LandyAndy 13th Apr 18, 10:38 AM
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    W.h.o.r.e ....Hoar
    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Apr 18, 1:15 PM
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    Pyxis
    you've lost me with that one
    Originally posted by glentoran99
    tear & tear. tear and tier would be ok, or tear and tare.


    fair & fair fair and fare would be ok!


    lead & lead (& led) lead and led is ok though, or lead and Lied( as in the song) would be ok.


    pear, pair & pare
    Originally posted by jjj1980
    The idea is that they should be homophones i.e. they sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings,

    Your first and third examples are homographs, i.e. they are spelled the same but are pronounced differently and /or have different meanings.

    Your last example is ok, though.



    I'll have to check what you call words that are spelled and pronounced the same but have different meanings. (Like fair and fair).

    Edit...... they are homonyms.
    Last edited by Pyxis; 13-04-2018 at 3:26 PM.
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    • Murphybear
    • By Murphybear 13th Apr 18, 2:49 PM
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    pause, paws, pores, pours
    • tealady
    • By tealady 13th Apr 18, 3:25 PM
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    Ceiling and sealing
    Cede and seed
    Whether, wether and weather
    Lie and lye
    Meat and meet
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Apr 18, 3:27 PM
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    Pros and prose.
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 13th Apr 18, 3:28 PM
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    Weigh or way

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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Apr 18, 3:30 PM
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    Pyxis
    Prize, prise, pries.
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 13th Apr 18, 3:30 PM
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    Horse and hoarse

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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 13th Apr 18, 3:31 PM
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    Pyxis
    Course and coarse.
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 13th Apr 18, 3:31 PM
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    Sleazy
    Tea and Tee

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