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"Well ... what is a homophone anyway?"
Hello ... Roger Burke here.
Thanks for dropping in to find out about our dictionary of homophones and confusing words.
In all probability, homophones confuse us more than other words and that's because a pair (or trio, or however many) of homophones are
Well, that's why they're called homophones, of course:
the same, but spelled differently.
But, another problem is this: there are many words that sound
to each other and often
than anything else.
For example, say these three quickly, aloud to yourself:
"illusive", "allusive" and "elusive".
Despite what some people think, they are not all homophones simply because
one of them is actually pronounced differently.
Similar, yes. But, not the same as the other two ... according to my Webster's dictionary (and others).
Further confusion occurs when we start truncating two words into one. For example, who hasn't been stopped by "its"
"it's"; or, by
"there"? Are you confused about
(and, for good measure,
knows the difference between
"effect"? And, how about
"immanent", "eminent" and "imminent"?
Do they all sound the same? Are they all homophones?
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Curiously Common Words
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February 1st, 2015
Happily, I can now announce the perfect bound, paperback edition of Another Fool's Paradise is now for sale at Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk and CreateSpace.com:
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Now that our first app - Novel Words - is online (and advertised on this site), we can now proceed with the conversion of the main homonym and homophone database into an app for iPhone and Google Play.
In fact, that conversion is now under way, as I write.
Initially, I had figured on getting the job done by mid-2019. But, looks like it should be a done deal in the first quarter, probably by end March; and with the continued assistance from my partner and wife, Sherry. After which, I'm still planning to convert all other RR products here to the same mobile format, thus eventually dispensing with all ebook and printed versions.
I figure that will be easier all round for those interested. And, I'll continue to comment on progress here - more frequently, I hope.
Here's the novel app about challenging words used in English literary fiction:
...for all students and readers of English literary fiction.
Get it at Google Play now! And, also now at The App Store.