Homophones, Love, and a Little Black Dress

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We respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our job easier. But sometimes, we have no idea what they are talking about. So after a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.

These damn homophones. Why must they be so tricky?  You never see a homonym tricking people up.

There's nothing better than seeing the phrase "I love you" out-of-context. That's not true, actually: being there when someone who is distracted and wants to get off the phone says it is better. Particularly in the workplace. 

We've been on Twitter for almost three years now, but we still get alarmed and -- if it's the end of the week -- confused when shoot is used as a verb. 

How did they know Twitter might be interested in health tips that involve not leaving the house? That's knowing your audience.

Just in time for Valentine's Day: this!

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