Monitor Quiz: Holiday Homonyms

Can you guess the two or three sound-alike words each rhyme describes?

1. I'm the song that you sing

only once a year;

I'm a library booth where

you can't see or hear.

2. I belong to an arrow,

to a gift I'm tied;

I'm the love of her life,

will she be my bride?

3. Something robbed,

something taken;

a holiday bread

we love bakin'.

4. A word with "log"

that burns on eves;

to mean "you shall,"

with an apostrophe, please.

5. I'm happy and cheery,

to wed is the same;

a famous mother,

a woman's first name.

6. So evergreen,

a shrub I see;

a mother sheep,

a pronoun "thee."

7. A nod to the queen,

the front of a ship,

a limb of a tree,

with "wow!" more than "yip."

8. The beginning or start,

of something new;

a place for a ship,

or a bunk bed, too.

ANSWERS

(1) carol, carrel; (2) bow, beau; (3) stolen, stollen; (4) Yule, you'll;(5) merry, marry, Mary; (6) yew, ewe, you; (7) bow, bough, bow!; (8) birth, berth.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK