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Witch is yore most least favorite?

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Homonyms
  2% 1 votes
Synonyms
  4% 2 votes
Antonyms
  6% 3 votes
Homophones
  15% 7 votes
Homophone Heterographs
  18% 8 votes
Heteronyms
  4% 2 votes
Homographs
  11% 5 votes
Homographs w/ different pronounciations
  36% 16 votes
44 total votes.
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  • Don't complain about lack of options. You've got to pick a few when you do multiple choice. Those are the breaks.
  • Feel free to suggest poll ideas if you're feeling creative. I'd strongly suggest reading the past polls first.
  • This whole thing is wildly inaccurate. Rounding errors, ballot stuffers, dynamic IPs, firewalls. If you're using these numbers to do anything important, you're insane.
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  • (Score: 2) by fliptop on Thursday October 21, @10:56AM (1 child)

    by fliptop (1666) on Thursday October 21, @10:56AM (#1189151) Journal

    Multinyms? Palindrome?

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    It's crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in snide.
    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday October 25, @02:59AM

      by Anonymous Coward on Monday October 25, @02:59AM (#1190256)

      That list is way far from complete for all intensive purposes.
      btw, don't get aristarchus started by begging questions with baited breaths.

  • (Score: 1, Flamebait) by Freeman on Thursday October 21, @03:12PM (1 child)

    by Freeman (732) on Thursday October 21, @03:12PM (#1189224) Journal

    What's annoying is the actual "question" as well as 4evr kinds of stupidity. Jumbles of letters and numbers being used in place of words, is a nice way to shout out that you don't have an education and/or are too lazy to actually type. It might be forgivable on a phone, it's abhorrent in any other type of communication. LOL, w8, cu, and wut4 are also great examples of words not to use in your school/professional work.

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    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 23, @09:35PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Saturday October 23, @09:35PM (#1189943)
      Were sorry, it was perfectly cromulent to me.
  • (Score: 0, Troll) by Tokolosh on Thursday October 21, @05:46PM (1 child)

    by Tokolosh (585) on Thursday October 21, @05:46PM (#1189299)

    The list is incomplete.

    • (Score: -1, Troll) by Mockingbird on Saturday October 23, @08:01AM

      by Mockingbird (15239) on Saturday October 23, @08:01AM (#1189844)

      Right! We need an entry for "sockpuppets". Does not a nick, by any other nick, not smell as sweet? -The Bard

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      "It is a sin to kill a mockingbird" Atticus Finch
  • (Score: 1, Informative) by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 22, @06:09AM (6 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 22, @06:09AM (#1189515)

    I think I found a page written by the author of this poll,
    https://rebecaschiller.com/linguistics/homonym-homophone-heterograph-heteronym-polyseme-and-capitonym-oh-my/ [rebecaschiller.com]

    It.. you really have to view the graphic on the page. I just... I think my brain deflated.

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 22, @09:48PM (1 child)

      by Anonymous Coward on Friday October 22, @09:48PM (#1189761)

      lol. one pf the examples is tire. not as an example of evolving stupidity.

      • (Score: 3, Interesting) by pTamok on Tuesday October 26, @12:02PM

        by pTamok (3042) on Tuesday October 26, @12:02PM (#1190610)

        Brits would point out that tire and tyre (and Tyre) are heterographs, not homonyms.

        1) tire: to become tired, wearied.
        2) tyre: the (optional) removable/replaceable outer surface of a wheel that rolls upon a the substrate
        3) Tyre: a city in Lebanon

    • (Score: 3, Informative) by DannyB on Monday October 25, @03:53PM (3 children)

      by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Monday October 25, @03:53PM (#1190367) Journal

      I think I found a page written by the author of this poll

      I am to blame for this poll.

      I have not seen that page, which I do find interesting. I picked up the terminology from that font of all goodest informations: Wikipedia.

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      This Christmas season is the most likely to see Missile Tow instead of large artillery pieces being toed.
      • (Score: 3, Insightful) by acid andy on Wednesday October 27, @02:12AM (2 children)

        by acid andy (1683) on Wednesday October 27, @02:12AM (#1190862) Homepage Journal

        It wood bee nice if the poles listed there aww-Thor and a link to N.E. oh ridge anal sub mission. Wood eat knot?

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        Where did that thought come from? And that one? What about this one? Woah, man...
        • (Score: 2) by DannyB on Wednesday October 27, @02:59PM (1 child)

          by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Wednesday October 27, @02:59PM (#1190992) Journal

          Yes, that would be nice. If the pole started out as a submission. However, I suspect some past poles were simply created in the mind of an author who then added the pole to the front page when it was time for a change.

          This pole is one of several in a submission which is still in the Subs Queue.

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          This Christmas season is the most likely to see Missile Tow instead of large artillery pieces being toed.
          • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday November 03, @11:42PM

            by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday November 03, @11:42PM (#1193146)

            As pointed out elsewhere, "Poles" is an ethnic slur, and I am personally insulated by its deployment hear.

  • (Score: 3, Touché) by Opportunist on Monday October 25, @07:16AM (1 child)

    by Opportunist (5545) on Monday October 25, @07:16AM (#1190285)

    Sorry, butt eye Kent sea y dis ease fanny.

    • (Score: 2) by DannyB on Thursday October 28, @04:43PM

      by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Thursday October 28, @04:43PM (#1191387) Journal

      Are polls supposed to primarily be funny? Or to allow people to express some preferences?

      Of course, I prefer for most things to have some element of funny. Or at least not be taken too seriously.

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      This Christmas season is the most likely to see Missile Tow instead of large artillery pieces being toed.
  • (Score: 3, Funny) by DannyB on Monday October 25, @03:55PM (1 child)

    by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Monday October 25, @03:55PM (#1190370) Journal

    Homonyms are my favorite. They make the best puns to inflict on people.

    The only drawback (so far) is to be on the receiving end of an ad-homonym attack by an AC for overuse of horrible homonym puns.

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    This Christmas season is the most likely to see Missile Tow instead of large artillery pieces being toed.
    • (Score: 1, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday October 28, @07:02PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Thursday October 28, @07:02PM (#1191423)

      Like.... we always knew you were into homonymphs

  • (Score: 4, Informative) by Deeo Kain on Wednesday October 27, @04:44PM (1 child)

    by Deeo Kain (5848) on Wednesday October 27, @04:44PM (#1191010)

    Shouldn't "Homographs w/ different pronounciations" be Homographs Heterophones?

    • (Score: 2) by acid andy on Wednesday October 27, @06:29PM

      by acid andy (1683) on Wednesday October 27, @06:29PM (#1191042) Homepage Journal

      They should be w/ different pronunciations, but I didn't mention it until now because I ass umed it woz an uther dilberate miss take.

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      Where did that thought come from? And that one? What about this one? Woah, man...
  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 11, @03:58AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday November 11, @03:58AM (#1195332)

    Most of the time I don't care about this kind of stuff, but "shoppe" makes me want to throttle somebody.

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