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Re: antonymic homophones aka homophonic antonyms [Re: rdahlgren] #226085
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Originally Posted By: rdahlgren
Innumerable (too many to be counted) and enumerable (able to be counted) is my personal favorite.




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Re: antonymic homophones aka homophonic antonyms [Re: rdahlgren] #226103
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Originally Posted By: rdahlgren
Innumerable (too many to be counted) and enumerable (able to be counted) is my personal favorite.

Also, irrupt (break in) and erupt (break out).

What? I can't hear you! [Re: A C Bowden] #226104
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And don't forget EARRUPT - "My tympanic membrane just broke"... [scuttle-off-quickly-and-hide emoticon]


like, the channel? [Re: wofahulicodoc] #226110
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Re: Louis XIV [Re: DavidLaurence] #226137
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Louis XIII died in 1643; the Sun King then reigned until 1715.

Louis XIII died in 1643; the son king then rained until 1715.

Isaac Asimov's triple pun [Re: A C Bowden] #226139
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His kids ran the cattle ranch, and it was named "Focus," because that's where the sons raise meat.

Re: More homophonous drollery... [Re: wofahulicodoc] #226221
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Road vehicle/rowed vehicle

Reckless drivers are seldom wreckless drivers.

If you have all the parts, you have a whole; if you don't have all the parts, you have a hole.

Re: More homophonous drollery... [Re: Shawfan] #226947
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Closely related is the text that I sent my wife who is currently skiing in a bit of a heat wave. She didn't message me to say how it was so I sent the following:

Well - what's the verdict?
Was the trip worthwhile or worthless?
Are the slopes awesome or awful?
Will the skiing be terrific or terrible, appealing or appalling?
Will you be on-piste or pissed off?
Will you be wining or whining
Do tell.

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