Our coach said the refs were to blame
For all that went wrong at that game.
The umpire lay home, sick in bed.
They called in a vampire instead.
Who put on his facemask and hat
Then ordered, “DO NOT SWING THAT...”
Homonyms are words with the same sound and spelling but different meanings. Homophones are words with the same sound but different spellings and meanings. Puns are homonyms and homophones that are funny. We hope you laugh at our homonyms (and homophones).
-Isaac & Dave
This site began long ago as a summer father and son project. Isaac was six. He helped with everything from writing to drawing to coding the html. Some of you (all forty or so) may remember that first version called "Homonymgame.com".
Special thanks to Carol Woodson for her writing, rhyming and overall editorial advice.
Have you thought of a pun or two we've missed? Are you stuck on a certain rhyme or image that's driving you crazy? Tell us about it. Maybe we'll create a new entry for your word. Maybe we'll help you get unstuck. Maybe we would just like to hear from you. So go ahead. Try us.