An oronym is a string of words or a phrase that sounds the same as another string of words or phrase, but is spelt differently, e.g. ice cream and I scream. Oronyms usually occur because sometimes in speech it is almost impossible to tell where one word ends and the next begins. This seamlessness of speech can often cause misunderstandings, so be careful how you phrase the things you say.
|The good can decay many ways.|
The good candy came anyways.
|The stuffy nose can lead to problems.|
The stuff he knows can lead to problems.
|A politician's fate often hangs in a delicate balance.|
A politician's fate often hangs in a delegate balance.
|Some others I've seen on the street.|
Some mothers I've seen on the street.
|Reading is allowed in the library.|
Reading is aloud in the library.
|Why don't you take a nice cold shower.|
Why don't you take an ice cold shower.
|Be careful how you choose a name for your baby.|
Be careful how you choose an aim for your baby.
|If you listen you can hear the night rain.|
If you listen you can hear the night train.
|The stripper's act was a new direction.|
The stripper's act was a nude erection.
|I didn't see Mabel at school today.|
I didn't seem able at school today.
|Urgent peace talks were needed to avert a war.|
Urgent pea stalks were needed to avert a war.
|That's the biggest hurdle I've ever seen!|
That's the biggest turtle I've ever seen!
|I don't know how mature people enjoy such sights|
I don't know how much your people enjoy such sights.
|The old drunk's beer drips down the drain.|
The old drunk's beard rips down the drain.
|See the farmer's field red with poppies.|
See the farmer's feel dread with poppies.
|Will your pet catch it before he comes back in?|
Will your pet cat shit before he comes back in?
|The parcel was secured by a grey tape.|
The parcel was secured by a great ape.
|He was very cold, but he was a nice man.|
He was very cold, but he was an ice man.
|He greedily tucked into the juicy plum pie.|
He greedily tucked into the juicy plump eye.
|If you smoke heavily you may cough a lot.|
If you smoke heavily you make off a lot.
|The poker player called for a new deal.|
The poker player called for a nude eel.
|The sharp pain gave him something to yelp at.|
The sharp pain gave him something to yell Pat.
|The florist had tulips of vibrant red.|
The florist had two lips of vibrant red.
|Ice cream for a tasty teatime treat.|
I scream for a tasty teatime treat.
|The therapist taught me to be myself.|
The therapist taught me to be mice elf.
|I forget when it was I first knew Teresa Green.|
I forget when it was I first knew trees are green.
|I love the patterns on your new woolen carpet.|
I love the patterns on your new woolen car, pet.
|He drank so much, he fell into oblivion.|
He drank so much, he fell into a Bolivian.
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