10 Unusual Homographs
Following the lesson on 10 Common Homographs, today we are looking at unusual ones – like SEWER!
This word can either refer to the nationality /ˈpəʊlɪʃ/ or to the act of rubbing something to make it clean and shiny /ˈpɒlɪʃ/.
Polish /ˈpəʊlɪʃ/ sausages are tastier than British sausages.
The floor was so well polished /ˈpɒlɪʃt/ you could see your face in it.