I try to be a model parent.
I eat my vegetables. I brush my teeth. I make a genuine effort to not swear in front of my children – or so I liked to believe.
As it turns out, Maxine and I had a very revealing conversation at bedtime the other night while discussing homonyms.
(You know… their/there/they’re, two/to/too, you/ewe, know/no)
Maxine (contributing to our list of examples): Like, sit and sit!
Maxine: Sit like when you “sit down”, and sit like you say when you’re frustrated.