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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

maybe homophobe & homophone are two of those words that sound alike but have different meaning... I don’t remember what the word for that is... :)


20 posted on 08/20/2008 12:48:14 PM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: MrB
maybe homophobe & homophone are two of those words that sound alike but have different meaning... I don’t remember what the word for that is... :)

Homophones - words that sound alike, but have a different spelling

Homonyms - words that sound alike but have different meanings

http://www.magickeys.com/books/riddles/words.html

48 posted on 08/20/2008 1:45:19 PM PDT by Christian4Bush (About Obama: "Overinflated balloons pop suddenly and catastrophically." - Bill Dupray)
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To: MrB
I think you mean homonyms--words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings like 'rain' and 'reign'
62 posted on 08/20/2008 3:34:28 PM PDT by foreshadowed at waco
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