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Briton
Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 8:03:00 PM

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Use the same word more than once, with different meanings, in a phrase or sentence.

For example:

To shorten an agreement - to contract a contract.

(To conTRACT a CONtract).
GeorgeV
Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 9:04:49 PM

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The wheelwright spoke about the spoke.
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
excaelis
Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 9:42:53 PM

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A broad broad sailed on the broad.

Sanity is not statistical
GeorgeV
Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 9:55:43 PM

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I can't stand this cant stand.
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
jeans&sneakers
Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 10:51:06 PM

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The bear can no longer bear sitting still.


At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. Plato
GeorgeV
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 12:49:15 AM

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The pitcher exchanged his loafers for the loafer's pitchers.
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Brain-washing starts in the cradle. - Arthur Koestler
vyoma_pathak
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 1:47:55 AM
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Mother wound the bandage around my wound
Shivanand
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 2:30:31 AM

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The man found his match to match him during the test match.

कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन। मा कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते संगोऽस्त्वकर्मणि॥
Pacific-Passions
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 3:09:06 AM

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The Board has announced the results and they are put up on the notice board.


Once The Game Is Over, The King And The Pawn Go Back In The Same Box.
Pacific-Passions
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 3:12:22 AM

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One more... reminds of tongue twisters

Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?


Once The Game Is Over, The King And The Pawn Go Back In The Same Box.

jacobusmaximus
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 3:21:32 AM

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My Solicitor will write my Will.

I remember, therefore I am.
IMcRout
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 1:03:48 PM

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I left some leaves on the left and I promise they'll never leave.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 4:12:29 PM

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Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.


In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
jeans&sneakers
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 9:52:18 PM

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He's kind and is one of a kind.


At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. Plato
Articulate Dreamer
Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 10:35:57 PM

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I have to point out that the point you make is invalid, only on account of a misplaced decimal point.

"...hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour"
Pacific-Passions
Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2012 3:07:42 AM

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I saw a saw that could out saw any other saw I ever saw.


'Once the game is over the king and the pawn go back in the same box'
IMcRout
Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2012 5:50:27 AM

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Many people who mistake Washington for Washington end up in Olympia.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
srirr
Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2012 5:57:14 AM

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I am gay because I am not gay.


We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. ~ Swami Vivekanand
Briton
Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2012 10:25:22 PM

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I tried to get to the trial, but they'd tried him by the time I got there.
Briton
Posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012 10:30:37 AM

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He turned right, went right down the road, stopped right outside the cafe, righted his bike, and said, " I must do the right thing and call Jane right after lunch."
IMcRout
Posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012 5:41:49 PM

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I bowed deeply as the musicians bowed their bows while the seamen launched their arrows from their bows at the bow of the ship.
I bowed out.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Briton
Posted: Saturday, July 7, 2012 6:57:23 PM

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There's no dessert in the desert for soldiers who desert.
IMcRout
Posted: Sunday, July 8, 2012 6:37:54 AM

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I can just answer that they got their just desert!

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Briton
Posted: Sunday, July 8, 2012 9:30:33 PM

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I caved in, in the cave!
srirr
Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 1:49:14 AM

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I could not bear the bear, so I carried it back to jungle on my back.


We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. ~ Swami Vivekanand
IMcRout
Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 6:20:59 AM

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With tears in my eyes I see how she tears up my favourite photo.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Briton
Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 6:57:09 PM

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After she tore up my photo I tore up the road, and tore into her, near the tore of the column.

Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012 1:21:29 PM

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He had to temper his temper so that he didn't upset the child.


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Briton
Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012 8:27:43 PM

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Went for a tramp across the moors and fell over a tramp!
IMcRout
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012 3:43:49 AM

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Talking about moors:

'More's the pity', said the moor when he had moored his vessel near the moor but couldn't find any peat.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
srirr
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012 5:15:21 AM

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While crossing the road at seventh cross, her cross crossed the neckline of her dress.



We are responsible for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. ~ Swami Vivekanand
jeans&sneakers
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012 5:36:03 AM

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Parade the costumes in the Parade.


At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet. Plato
Briton
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012 7:15:08 PM

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I fell when I was fell-walking.
IMcRout
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012 3:04:43 AM

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My cousins (twice removed) flatly refuse to remove their refuse from my flat.

I totally take back all those times I didn't want to nap when I was younger. (Anon)
Briton
Posted: Saturday, July 14, 2012 7:26:37 PM

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It took so long, I ate some nuts while waiting for the nuts and bolts, and I nearly went nuts and bolted!
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