Fun and Confusion with Homophones



No wonder English is so difficult to learn.

  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 decided it was time to present the present.
  8. A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
  9. When we shot at it, the dove dove into the bushes.
  10. I did not object to the object.
  11. There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
  12. They were too close to the door to close it.
  13. Watch what the buck does when he sees the does.
  14. A seamstress and a sewer fell into the sewer.
  15. To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
  16. Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
  17. I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
  18. How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?

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