These examples of the English language allow us to understand why people from overseas make mistakes when trying to make translations on notices, posters, signs and menus. Not to mention a writers nightmare J
The bandage was wound around the wound.
The farm was used to produce produce.
The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
He could lead if he would get the lead out.
The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
They were too close to the door to close it.
The buck does funny things when the does are present.
To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
After a number of injections my jaw got number.
Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.
I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
The city tip was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
Chloe was too close to the door to close it.
Sherrie shed her shoes in the shed.
In terms of weight lead is in the lead.
I did not object to the object.
Freddie filled in his form by filling it out.
Hugs & Nightmares,