Illustrative Definitions Explain “Same” Words that Have Different Meanings

It happens so often that you get confused with words that sound the same but mean different things. Especially in a written form, you think you got it right, but not really. These words have a name for it and they are called Homophones. For example, you mean to write an application to the head of the school or college faculty and you accidentally address it as ‘to the Principle’ instead of the word ‘Principal’. See, it’s freaking confusing, thank God for Google!

Illustrator Bruce Worden from Ann Arbor, Michigan, has figured a very innovative and fun way to help us differentiate these silly mistakes through his black and white minimal drawings. He worked on this project for 5 years since 2011 collecting all kinds of Homophones. Here is some of his work. Are we lucky or what?

 

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