Thursday, November 15, 2012


Homophones are words that sound alike, may have the same spelling, but differ in meaning.

Real means actual, true, genuine, authentic, etc.
Reel means coil, roll, stagger, stumble, spin, etc.

That movie is based on real events.
His real name is not Jack.
A reel of wire was found by the roadside.
The company is reeling under debts.

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