Homophones and Homographs — The English Language Often Lends Itself to Confusion Yet Lots of Laughs

Poetry Prompt: Hilarious miscommunications from differences in meaning over the same word.

Confused? (Image by Irina Ilina from Pixabay)

I could wear a bonnet
Or I could slam it shut
My brain may be an engine
But doesn’t use lock nuts



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Caroline de Braganza

Caroline de Braganza

Wise Older Woman (WOW). Poetry, essays, humor. Passion for mental health, social justice, politics, culture, the world. Incorruptible and proud South African!