Friday, July 23, 2010

You think English is Easy

1. The bandage was WOUND around the WOUND.
2. The farm was used to PRODUCE PRODUCE.
3. The dump was so full that it had to REFUSE more REFUSE.
4. We must POLISH the POLISH furniture.
5. He could LEAD if he'd get the LEAD out.
6. The soldier decided to DESERT his dessert in the DESERT.
7. Since there is not time like the PRESENT, he thought it was time to PRESENT the PRESENT.
8. A BASS was painted on the head of the BASS drum.
9. When shot at, the DOVE DOVE into the bushes.
10. I did not OBJECT to the OJBECT.
11. The insurance was INVALID for the INVALID.
12. There was a ROW among the oarsment about how to ROW.
13. They were too CLOSE to the door to CLOSE it.
14. The buck DOES funny things when the DOES are present.
15. A seamstress and a SEWER fell into a SEWER line.
16. To help with planting, the farmer taught his SOW to SOW.
17. The WIND was to strong to WIND the sail.
18. Upon seeing the TEAR in the painting, I shed a TEAR.
19. I had to SUBJECT the SUBJECT to a series of tests.
20. How can I INTIMATE this to my most INTIMATE friend?

Got any to add to the list?

Thanks, Leslie.

I'll be at the Roses of Prose tomorrow. If you have an opportunity, please swing by and say 'hey.'


  1. Good grief. I hadn't thought about this until I saw it all written down in your post.

    It must be so hard for people who try to learn English.