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Malcolm
SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003

Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: New Zealand

Total posts: 1023
Posted:Just to prove that english language is silly

Can you make a sentence with many words that are spelt the same but each word has a different meaning?

I'll start with one I found the other day

A row of oarsmen had a row over how they should row the boat.

I am sure there must be a lot more like this


May your balls always burn

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flash fire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

flash fire

Sporadically Prodigal
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Total posts: 2758
Posted:In a typically flash Flash way, Flash flashed her audience, and was at once flashed by the flash of cameras.

roflmao!


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Pele
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Pele

the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:The tick of the clock caused the tick to have a nervous tick.

I ate a sub in a sub with a sub.

The hooker turned a trick as she played a trick on the trick of a man. (She was multitasking! )

This is fun Malcolm, but painful on the brain!

Oh..two more! Just thought of them!!!!

The company will fire a man for setting fire to the office, and the man will fire up his car to get out of dodge.

The swinging couple set about to swinging their poi as they were swinging across the dance floor.



[ 11. December 2002, 12:17: Message edited by: Pele ]


Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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SickpuPpy

Ninja Rockstar!
Location: Denver, Co. U.S.A.

Total posts: 1100
Posted:I saw the the saw saw the sea saw.

Jesus helps me trick people.

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Paddy


back from the dead...sort of
Location: 4341'N 7938'W

Total posts: 884
Posted: How many boards could the Mongols hoard if the Mongol hordes got bored?

Don't know if that counts or not...the words *sound* the same instead of looking the same. Either way, it's fun to say...over and over and over.

:off to annoy housemates:


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Astar


member
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada.

Total posts: 1591
Posted:I like it when you mix diffrent dialects.

Like "I put my pants on over my pants"

Since in england for some crazy reason they call underwear pants, and in canada for some crazy reason we call underwear underwear and trousers pants.

[ 11. December 2002, 16:46: Message edited by: Astar ]


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Trippie Hippie
BRONZE Member since May 2002

Trippie Hippie

old hand
Location: Bewildered state of nothingnes...

Total posts: 733
Posted:I made a bow from the bow of a tree.
LOL
Trippy

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Last night i met some pixies and we danced around a stone.

"I Got Soul"
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Trippie Hippie- Monty Dons secret love child

Fly like a mouse, run like a pillow, be the small book case.

"Last night i met some pixies and we danced around a stone".

Because dressing up is fun.

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Woo!

HCH No 2
Location: Chester, Cheshire.

Total posts: 216
Posted:carefull up there trippy, i have a bow and arrown and could shoot your bowing ass of the bow of the tree!! tehe!

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Rozi
SILVER Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Total posts: 2996
Posted:quote: carefull up there trippy, i have a bow and arrown and could shoot your bowing ass of the bow of the tree!! tehe!
Take a bow guys

[ 26. January 2003, 12:04: Message edited by: Rozi ]


It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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Magickal_Kaleidoscope


member
Location: Newcastle, Australia

Total posts: 119
Posted:i went picking pinecones while i ate an ice cream cone with my frined conehead who was smoking a cone. i tried

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FireSpirit
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

FireSpirit

Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
Location: South Lake Tahoe, USA

Total posts: 743
Posted:So if I dip my poi into a bowl of poi and try to light it, do you think it would ignight?

If i play with my staff to much, will i get a staff infection?


THIS IS FUN!!!


FIRE IS ALIVE!
IT LIVES AND BREATHS!
IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
BUT WE CONTROL IT,
AND DANCE WITH FIRE!!

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Kyrian


Dreamer
Location: York, England

Total posts: 4308
Posted:I saw a man trying to saw a sawhorse.

Uh....

hana to watashi no hana (smell).


Keep your dream alive
Dreamin is still how the strong survive

Shalom VeAhavah

New Hampshire has a point....

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DJ Dantana
BRONZE Member since Aug 2001

veteran
Location: Stillwater, Ok. USA

Total posts: 1495
Posted:I buried them in a whole bunch of holes that were, on the whole, a whole lot holy.

(not all spelt the same, but spoken the same )

[ 28. January 2003, 20:10: Message edited by: santanatwo ]


we eat and we drink and we smoke and we try!

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FireSpirit
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

FireSpirit

Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
Location: South Lake Tahoe, USA

Total posts: 743
Posted:Have I said I Like this thread?
I can't let this Thread Fall off the page till next Fall, so I'll sew it up perminantly with my neadle and Thread.

Does my lighter get lighter every time I light it?


FIRE IS ALIVE!
IT LIVES AND BREATHS!
IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
BUT WE CONTROL IT,
AND DANCE WITH FIRE!!

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Magickal_Kaleidoscope


member
Location: Newcastle, Australia

Total posts: 119
Posted:the employet caught one of his staff mebers playing with his staff

i like watching the pretty fly, fly fly


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Kaji


Kaji

Quantum Theorist
Location: Vansterdam

Total posts: 564
Posted:The red rose rose from the soil

In the 60's people took acid to make the world weird, now the world is weird and they take prozac to make it normal again.

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DJ Dantana
BRONZE Member since Aug 2001

veteran
Location: Stillwater, Ok. USA

Total posts: 1495
Posted:It's not right that my right hand is not right with writing a "right on" right wing paragraph full of pollitical rightness, is that all right, and if it isn't right, can you tell me what it right?

[ 29. January 2003, 07:19: Message edited by: santanatwo ]


we eat and we drink and we smoke and we try!

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Tika


member
Location: BC, Canada

Total posts: 106
Posted:I had a tear in my eyes from the tear in my heart.

Trust me when I say english is THE hardest language I had to learn.


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FireSpirit
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

FireSpirit

Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
Location: South Lake Tahoe, USA

Total posts: 743
Posted:Although 'I had a tear in my eyes from the tear in my heart,' I still had a Ball at the Ball with my bouncing Ball.


FIRE IS ALIVE!
IT LIVES AND BREATHS!
IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
BUT WE CONTROL IT,
AND DANCE WITH FIRE!!

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FireSpirit
SILVER Member since Mar 2001

FireSpirit

Classic 90's Fire Dancer... Poi, Staff, Doubles, and Breathing
Location: South Lake Tahoe, USA

Total posts: 743
Posted:I hear alot of this:

I am the Blah blah Blah, who learned the so and so, and am now the bah bah bah, of the here and now.
Does that make any sence????

I still like:

So if I dip my poi into a bowl of poi and try to light it, do you think it would ignight?

And

If i play with my staff to much, will i get a staff infection?



FIRE IS ALIVE!
IT LIVES AND BREATHS!
IT CONSUMES, AND DISTROYS!
BUT WE CONTROL IT,
AND DANCE WITH FIRE!!

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DJ Dantana
BRONZE Member since Aug 2001

veteran
Location: Stillwater, Ok. USA

Total posts: 1495
Posted:Staphylococcus pneumonia, Lactobacilus acidophylus

...must....stop....thinking....to....much...


we eat and we drink and we smoke and we try!

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay, United Kin...

Total posts: 7330
Posted:i got one!
too many to use in just one sentence so here's a story about a tennis player...

i set out from home with the specific mindset of winning the first set. my mind was dead set on success as i watched them set up the net. my game was showing on the television set when i returned home and i set my trophy down on the shelf to complete the set. they're gonna make a film of my life now and want my wife to design all the sets.


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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