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message 1: by Jeffrey (last edited Jan 27, 2015 10:21AM) (new)

Jeffrey Eaton The first person (me) delivers a sentence that suggests BOTH words that make up a pair of homonyms.

The next person answers that clue and then provides a similar sentence of their own, suggesting two more homonyms.


Sentence: We went on a trip during which we decided to toss our computer.

Answer: Junket/junk it

So here we go...

Sentence: I have a tenant right now who is always on edge...

message 2: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Boarder/border


I am bound to watch the ocean come in.

message 3: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (finegael) | 690 comments Tied/tide

I am viewing ursidae skyclad

message 4: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Bear/bare

I am completely religious at the moment.

message 5: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments Wholly/holy

I killed my brother with a walking stick.

message 6: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments Cain/Cane

My mother's sister is such a pest!

message 7: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments Aunt/ant

message 8: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments Gosh, did I forget the homonym part????!!!!!! Try again...


I am able to look over a vast expanse of blueness.

message 9: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments See/Sea

My neck began to ache as I watched the eagle ascend over the mountains.

message 10: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Sore/soar

It could take hours for me to grow that herb.

message 11: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Time/thyme

After carrying that bucket you look pretty washed out.

message 12: by ☼♎ Carmen the Bootyshaker Temptress ☼♎ (last edited Feb 02, 2015 04:03PM) (new)

☼♎ Carmen the Bootyshaker Temptress ☼♎ | 601 comments Hair/hare

message 13: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Pail/Pale

I would perish before I would color my hair.

message 14: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments Die/dye

I know only a few people who are capable of finding out the answer to that math problem.

message 15: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Some/sum

The group of military cadets worked on their abdominal section.

message 16: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments Naval/Navel

She complained about her husband as she nursed the drink in her hand.

message 17: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Hah! Actually I was thinking of corps/core, Freda, but I cannot begin to claim you were off the mark. Good one.


I might shadow you to see just what kind of financial investment you invest in.

message 18: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments Stalk/Stock (haha, thank you Jefferey!)

He gave me several letters.

message 19: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Male/mail

"Those aquatic mammals are incredible!" she exults.

message 20: by Michael (new)

Michael Corleone (michaelc1) Whale\wail

"It's a basic truth, an essential law!" exclaimed the school's headmaster.

message 21: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Principal/principle

message 22: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Eat too much of that refuse and it mught go straight to your midsection.

message 23: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments Waste/waist

(I like this game; it really makes me think!) - that's not the sentence.....

His exalted seat didn't save him when the first pitch was hurled.

message 24: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Great one Linda! Throne/thrown

The first part of the play was looked at but rejected.

message 25: by Michael (new)

Michael Corleone (michaelc1) Scene\seen

I will listen at this exact spot.

message 26: by Michelle (new)

Michelle Jones | 8 comments Hear/here

I store my money in a secret location.

message 27: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Cash/cache

This is one of the primary states in New England.

message 28: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Main/Maine

That tool you use to shred the cheese is terrific!

message 29: by Michelle (new)

Michelle Jones | 8 comments Grate(r)/great

I told my friend how well her scarf completed her outfit.

message 30: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments compliment/complement

My wallet is very skinny now that I was too lazy to return my library books.

message 31: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Linda:


My wallet is BARE now that I couldn't BEAR to return my library books?

message 32: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments I was thinking lacks/lax but that one works just as well!

Let's see how this goes.

I don't need wool since I'll be wearing a translucent dress.

message 33: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Shear/sheer

Sitting on a stack of hay, I contemplated how I would come up with the money needed to get him out of prison.

message 34: by Michelle (new)

Michelle Jones | 8 comments Bale/bail

I paid money for the bus ride to a county festival.

message 35: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Fare/fair

I think we should pilfer some strong metal from that yard over there.

message 36: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments Steal/Steel

Thou shalt not chase after the female sheep.

message 37: by Michelle (new)

Michelle Jones | 8 comments You/ewe

The instructor teaching my class has a very rough manner.

message 38: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments course/coarse

The big apes in the jungle did not like the villainous trespassers.

message 39: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Gorillas/guerillas

(Whew -- I needed a friend to help me with that one, Freda)

Replacing that portion of the window caused my shoulder to ache.

message 40: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments Pane/Pain (*smiles* Wouldn't be fun if it was too easy Jeffrey)

The young girl sat motionless as she wrote of her troubles on her favorite pink note paper, to her grandmother.

message 41: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton stationary/stationery

Are you going to consume the entire center of that donut?

message 42: by Freda (new)

Freda Malone | 33 comments whole/hole

The janitor saw how disarranged the office had become and therefore felt required to clean it up.

message 43: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments Mussed/must

He is my false enemy.

message 44: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Wow, very good Linda.


We need to strategize our trip around the world.

message 45: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments Project/project? (Pro ject')

On the corner over there, one structure will be torn down and another one built.

message 46: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Linda: Actually, the answer was:

Plan it/planet

To yours: razed/raised

"She shot off the fiery projectile with great elan."

message 47: by Linda (new)

Linda | 1490 comments flare/flair

If you don't tell that horse to stop, you'll be in deep doodoo.

message 48: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Whoa/woe

She got well but then got pelted with ice particles.

message 49: by David (new)

David Freas (quillracer) | 2219 comments Hale/hail

I pursued the virginal maiden down the street.

message 50: by Jeffrey (new)

Jeffrey Eaton Chased/chaste

"I'm not so certain you can compare that to something that is derived from algae."

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