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#1 dogliver

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 05:59 AM

Find three English words pronounced the same but all spelled differently. There is probably more than one answer.
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#2 Jkyle1980

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 06:19 AM

Of course pronunciations vary from region to region within the United States, let alone the world, as well as region to region within different states. From my southern Midwestern accent of Oklahoma, the following are all pronounced with little or no distinction:

Spoiler for You might be a redneck if these all sound the same.

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#3 Jkyle1980

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 06:25 AM

Spoiler for After reading the OP's hint:

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#4 Jkyle1980

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 06:52 AM

Spoiler for Got another one and I can't edit my other posts.

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#5 bonanova

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 11:29 AM

Find three English words pronounced the same but all spelled differently. There is probably more than one answer.

Spoiler for Simple enough to find pairs ...
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#6 niner

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 09:21 PM

Spoiler for one that pops out at me

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#7 jremoletesilerio

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 11:39 PM

(dogliver @ Feb 29 2008, 11:59 PM)
Find three English words pronounced the same but all spelled differently. There is probably more than one answer.


I believe you are trying to find HOMONYMS, words that are pronounced the same, but have different meanings and spellings.

Spoiler for Here are a couple of my own.


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#8 Lost in space

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 11:53 PM

Come on folks your messing uo the queens english (LOL)

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#9 jremoletesilerio

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Posted 01 March 2008 - 11:54 PM

Spoiler for I GOT ANOTHER ONE...

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#10 Lost in space

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Posted 02 March 2008 - 12:23 AM

Spoiler for 3 n 4

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