Trivia (word play)

rgwalt

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What word in the english language takes both a different meaning and a different pronouciation when you capitalize the first letter?

Ryan
 

dman

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polish as in for furniture or
Polish as in the people of Poland

Many things can create one,
it can be of any shape or size,
it is created for various reasons,
and it can shrink or grow with time.
What is it?




 

BruinEd03

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Originally posted by: dman6666
polish as in for furniture or
Polish as in the people of Poland

Many things can create one,
it can be of any shape or size,
it is created for various reasons,
and it can shrink or grow with time.
What is it?
hole?

-Ed
 

dman

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Yup.

What's the longest word in the english language?

HINT: This one's more of a joke... and a very old one at that.

 

Whitecloak

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Originally posted by: rgwalt
What word in the english language takes both a different meaning and a different pronouciation when you capitalize the first letter?

Ryan
lemme guess, you 've been reading asimov? black-widows or trap-door spider mysteries maybe? :)
 

rgwalt

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Originally posted by: whitecloak
Originally posted by: rgwalt
What word in the english language takes both a different meaning and a different pronouciation when you capitalize the first letter?

Ryan
lemme guess, you 've been reading asimov? black-widows or trap-door spider mysteries maybe? :)
Actually, a friend told it to me... :eek:
 

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