Heteronyms and Homographs

My Mom forwarded this to me in email: 

Homographs are words of like spelling but with more than one meaning.
A homograph that is also pronounced differently is a heteronym.
You think English is easy? I think a retired English teacher was bored…THIS IS GREAT!
Read all the way to the end…
This took a lot of work to put together!

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If You Go Out in the Woods Today..

Inspired by Situation Sunday

You’re driving down a winding, stone road through a deep forest. It’s beautiful. Now and then you stop for photos of wildflowers and wildlife. It begins to rain, first a drizzle, misty rain which makes the forest look like something out of a fantasy story. By the time you realize the rain has become a real downpour you’re soaked through and it’s not quite so magical and glamourous to be taking wildflower photos outside now.… Read the rest

It’s Your Parade!

It’s a parade, for you! You’re all dressed up, sitting on the back of a fancy white convertible with a rain of confetti pouring out of tall buildings all around you. What did you do to gain such fame and attention?

A Little Song of Life

A Little Song of Life

Lizette Woodworth Reese

Glad that I live am I,

That the sky is blue;

Glad for the country lanes,

And the fall of dew.

After the sun the rain,

After the rain the sun;

This is the way of life,

Till the work be done.

All that we need to do,

Be we low or high,

Is to see that we grow,

Nearer the sky.… Read the rest