Homonyms: Words with the same pronunciation but different meanings.
Me: Maybe we should watch an adult movie tonight.
Kiefer: What? ::realizing I’ve never suggested watching an “adult movie”:: Really?
Me: Yeah. Like a noncartoon movie since the boys aren’t here.
This homonym meant disappointment for Kiefer.
Synonyms: Different words with similar meanings.
Me: May I have a bit of your cotton candy bar?
Kiefer: Sure. You can have a bite.
This synonym meant disappointment for me. Because, to me, a “bit” means “half.”
PS: I have 3 words for you concerning cotton candy bars’ tastiness: Cotton. Candy. Crack.
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