- “Home: a phone,” a homophone for homophone, is something a person very fond of their cell phone might be thinking. She or he might prefer that identification to “cell phone,” which could be confused with, “sell phone,” which you would never want to do if you thought of your phone as your home.
- Tofu, a white block of fermented soybeans, would be much less exciting to watch than “toe-fu,” a form of Kung-fu performed with toes.
- Which is stranger?
- Horse says, “ride me.”
- Horses ride me.
- Fermilab, the US accelerator was so useful in breaking apart matter that one could say, “Fermi conquered mass.” But, For me, Concord, Mass is just a nice town.*
- An attempt to barter: “Forgetting the money, I’ll give you some honey.”
- An appreciative prostitute: “For getting the money, I’ll give you some, honey.”
- A square dance move: Do-si-do. A reason not to leave your uncooked pastry out in the woods: Does eat dough. (That’s the female deer, not to be confused with its homograph, pronounced “duz.”)
Bonus**: Odd Sentences
Dew dues are due, dude, if you do do dues. (I don’t know what dew dues might be, but I prefer them to doo-doo dues.)
I edited it. (Say that one outloud 5x fast.)
I tried to tie-dye my Thai tie but the dye died when the tie-dye dried… and I cried. (I think that would make a good song.)
She’s so chi-chi with her sushi, see, she’s sure she shares Sue’s sheep’s shears.
* That pun was so painfully bad that I feel a need to apologize in writing.
** Not, “bone us”
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