Writing Tip:  HOMONYMS

Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs People often mix up the terms homonyms, homophones, and homographs. Although these terms are similar and have an…

Writing Tip: HOMONYMS

My apologies for the delay in posting today it’s been a busy week with work deadlines and a family emergency so I’m just trying to fit these posts into my schedule when I can. As for the tip today the post talks about some common points of confusion when using words that sound similar but have different meanings. Using a dictionary can help identify the correct spelling in the case of Homophones, but it’s important to remember that other mechanisms are at play when writing and could confuse your readers, especially if they are young children or new to English. Having a fundamental understanding of these common misconceptions, can help you to ensure that your context is described or explained sufficiently to avoid confusion.

Today’s tip is courtesy of Lynn Miclea

2 responses to “Writing Tip:  HOMONYMS”

  1. That was a good lesson on all the “homo-” words. Thanks.

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