Quiz: Which Witch is Which? Do you Know Homophones?
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Which Witch is Which? Do you Know Homophones?
By: Michael Moraitis
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About This Quiz

You've got to be a real wordsmith to do well on this quiz. Let's find out just how much you really know about homophones.

No, a homophone is not a musical instrument, even though we here at How Stuff Works do think words are musical. Homophones are words that sound the same, but which are spelled differently - like witch and which. 

In spoken language, one has to use context to be able to understand what word fits within the communication, but in written language, spelling is key. For instance, when you are speaking with someone, they are not likely to think you're telling them that you can't decide witch which is which... clearly you want to know which witch is which. 

But, which is which, you are likely to be misunderstood. It's interesting how spelling only counts in written language, isn't it? Still, context is key, so even if you are terrible at spelling, anyone with even the tiniest bit of deductive reasoning skills will know that you mean which witch is which, not witch which is which.

Confused? Don't be. Just prove your skill with homophones by acing this quiz. Let's get started.

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