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13 English Words That Change Meanings With Pronunciation

English pronunciation is like the cuckoo that is born in a crow's nest. -- Jims Varkey In our previous posts on language, we met the phantoms...
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11 English Words Which Are Their Own Opposites

English is a funny language. A fat chance and a slim chance are the same thing. -- Jack Herbert Words can be tricky. If you...
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10 English Words Which Mean Nothing What They Sound Like

          When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.   That's how Humpty Dumpty from the book Through...

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