Okay, Maybe the Perfect Example of a WOB ALSO Being a Homonym

markfromj

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In the "What is the Answer for US in Ukraine" thread, a poster mentions the "Taiwan Straight". Now, of course, the incorrect "straight" is a homonym for the correct "strait". But it is easily imaginable and somewhat logical that the poster thinks "straight" is correct. Like, if the water separating two land masses flows relatively straight, say.

I would argue that this is a homonym that is also a WOB. Indeed, Matt Teach's legendary charter WOB is very close to a homonyn: "Want of Bees" versus "Wannabes". All WOBs must be at least close to homonyms. That is why they are WOBs.
 

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I still refer to it as the Strait of Formosa, because old habits die hard for me.
 

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Homophone.
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ParkerHawk

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Until a few weeks ago, I always thought that Moody Blues song was "Knights in white satin" instead of Nights
 
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