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The Homophone Hordes

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Is your interest peaked by the free reign given to a rampaging hoard of homophones? Do you pour over newspapers looking for them? In the past decade or so, I’ve noticed misplaced homophones creep ever more readily into newspapers and magazines. Given two words that are spelled differently but sound alike, professional writers are using the wrong one noticeably often. First came the use of...