Sunday, October 19, 2014

Rappel & Repel

With an A and two Ps – a method of descending a vertical surface.
With an E – push apart.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Lead & Led

With an A – a heavy metal, atomic number 82.
Without an A – past tense of, well, Lead. Oh, sheesh, that's confusing. "Lead/Lead" would be a good candidate for Homographs, Weakly, if I decided to branch out a bit.












And speaking of heavy metal:

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Cornet & Coronet

Keep calm and scabba-dabba-doo-bop. I think Louis Armstrong said that.


Sunday, September 14, 2014

Tighten & Titan



And for those who like their Titans a little more astronomical, and a lot more Proper Noun:

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Creak & Creek

ea – a small, irritating noise.
ee – a small, soothing river.
I might have too much going on in the Creek picture, there. Don't be surprised if I think on it some more and change it one of these days. I feel like it needs the human for scale (so you can tell it's not as big as a river), and the bridge implies permanence (so it's not someone standing beside a puddle). But I don't know, it doesn't quite look right to me. But an aerial view of a river wouldn't work either... I don't know. It is what it is... for now. :)