Words to the Rescue!
RAY: This is from my marital relations series and it was submitted by Tom Busemaier. He writes:
'Last week my darling wife misplaced her car keys on about five different occasions. And, of course, each time I was called upon to help find them. This most recent disaster had her on the brink of a full blown conniption.
'I was in the kitchen trying to wash down the last of a box of Oreos with a quart of cold buttermilk when I heard her getting ready to tip over the desk in her study. I sprang to the rescue. I immediately spotted her keys, pointed to them and succeeded in calming her down using a four-word sentence.
'But here's the interesting part. That four-word sentence consisted of all homonyms and three of them were the exact same word. What could this sentence have been?'
Now for those of you who don't remember, homonyms are words that sound alike but are spelled differently, like cite, c-i-t-e, s-i-t-e, and s-i-g-h-t. So what four words could have been used that made her calm down?
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