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Words that sound the same but are not

  1. annmackiemiller profile image85
    annmackiemillerposted 6 years ago

    post a couple of words that sound or are spelt the same but really arn't


    pour and pore

    1. izoooom profile image62
      izoooomposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      some and sum

      reap and rip

  2. europewalker profile image81
    europewalkerposted 6 years ago

    boar and bore

  3. matherese profile image59
    mathereseposted 6 years ago

    sour and soar

  4. WoodsmensPost profile image66
    WoodsmensPostposted 6 years ago

    Mail and Male

  5. lex123 profile image70
    lex123posted 6 years ago

    sun and son

  6. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    bass and base

    wood and would

    council and counsel

    tear and tier

    there, their, and they're

    hear and here

    you and ewe

    hair and hare

    horse and hoarse

    course and coarse

    1. Denise Handlon profile image90
      Denise Handlonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Save some for other people!!  lol

  7. pilesnoway profile image60
    pilesnowayposted 6 years ago

    fun and fan

  8. WryLilt profile image86
    WryLiltposted 6 years ago

    How can you have a whole piece of material without a hole in it?

    1. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      You are a rye won.

  9. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 6 years ago

    Offal smells awful!

  10. annmackiemiller profile image85
    annmackiemillerposted 6 years ago

    pare and pair or even pear

  11. europewalker profile image81
    europewalkerposted 6 years ago

    principal and principle

  12. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    gate, gait

  13. lex123 profile image70
    lex123posted 6 years ago

    their and there

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      and they're

  14. prettydarkhorse profile image67
    prettydarkhorseposted 6 years ago

    seek, sick

    lick, leek

  15. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 6 years ago

    draught and draft

  16. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    walk, wok

  17. sofs profile image86
    sofsposted 6 years ago

    flee and flea

  18. lex123 profile image70
    lex123posted 6 years ago

    dear and deer

  19. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    blue and blew

  20. sofs profile image86
    sofsposted 6 years ago

    rear and rare

  21. annmackiemiller profile image85
    annmackiemillerposted 6 years ago

    stationary and stationery

  22. cardelean profile image88
    cardeleanposted 6 years ago

    turn and tern

  23. Julie2 profile image60
    Julie2posted 6 years ago

    Read, Red

  24. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    content (like a collection of words in an article)
    content (at peace)

  25. elayne001 profile image47
    elayne001posted 6 years ago

    phat and fat

  26. elayne001 profile image47
    elayne001posted 6 years ago

    knot and not

  27. Sally's Trove profile image99
    Sally's Troveposted 6 years ago

    witch and which, two and too, your and you're

  28. couturepopcafe profile image60
    couturepopcafeposted 6 years ago

    but/butt
    metal/medal

  29. Trsmd profile image60
    Trsmdposted 6 years ago

    sorry and worry

  30. theseus profile image70
    theseusposted 6 years ago

    knight and night;
    coarse and course;
    made and maid;
    gate and gait

  31. frogdropping profile image85
    frogdroppingposted 6 years ago

    Wound (up)
    Wound (to the leg)

    Or - oar
    Weight - wait
    Rite - Write - Right
    Prey - Pray
    Scene - Seen

    There's loads smile

    1. Daniel Carter profile image90
      Daniel Carterposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      loads and lodes!

  32. Trsmd profile image60
    Trsmdposted 6 years ago

    bored and board

  33. Bellamie profile image58
    Bellamieposted 5 years ago

    tongue and tung(tung and groove)

  34. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 5 years ago

    eight, ate
    bust, bussed

  35. weblog profile image60
    weblogposted 5 years ago

    nun, none

  36. Denise Handlon profile image90
    Denise Handlonposted 5 years ago

    be, bee

    leek & leak

    peek, peak

  37. travelespresso profile image84
    travelespressoposted 5 years ago

    source and sauce

  38. theseus profile image70
    theseusposted 5 years ago

    knight & night;
    blue & blew;
    write & right big_smile

  39. webismine profile image60
    webismineposted 5 years ago

    licker, liquor

  40. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 5 years ago

    color, collar, caller

  41. WebbyAvatar profile image57
    WebbyAvatarposted 5 years ago

    farther, father

  42. dingdong profile image61
    dingdongposted 5 years ago

    lies, lice

  43. theseus profile image70
    theseusposted 5 years ago

    mud & mad

  44. dingdong profile image61
    dingdongposted 5 years ago

    cease, seize

  45. pisean282311 profile image59
    pisean282311posted 5 years ago

    rich and reach...

    live and leave..

  46. webismine profile image60
    webismineposted 5 years ago

    con and corn

  47. theseus profile image70
    theseusposted 5 years ago

    wit & wheat

  48. Trish_M profile image88
    Trish_Mposted 5 years ago

    I think that peek & peak has been added ~ but not pique smile

    This thread shows, I think, how different people may pronounce words differently ~ possibly because of accent, etc. smile

  49. timorous profile image91
    timorousposted 5 years ago

    You're quite right, Trish.  It puts an interesting twist on the idea, though. smile


    odd, awed

  50. theseus profile image70
    theseusposted 5 years ago

    calm & come

 
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