Friday, 15 June 2012 10:03
Show off your smarts with this bit of orthographic trivia—capitonymns, words that are spelled the same, pronouned the same, but change meaning if the first letter is capitalized. Like March and march.
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Relating to Ionia a region of Ancient Greece, as in Ionic columns.
Relating to a chemical ion (an atom with an unequal # of protons and electrons)
A Biblical character who undergoes great suffering.
Work, or a task, often for which one receives payment.
The 5th month of the year of the calendar year.
An auxillary verb used to express permission or possibility.
For Christians the period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday
The past tense of the verb lend, to give something to someone for a period of time.
Relating to Poland, its people, land, or culture.
To give a surface of an object a glossy sheen.
Relating to Scotland in the UK, its people, land, or culture.
To put an end to something, often a rumor, idea, or plan.
A country in the Meditteranean region.
A large fowl Americans eat for Thanksgiving.
Relating to Wales in the UK, its people, land, or culture.
To renege (go back) on an agreement
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