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Homonyms - Words that have more than one meaning- 'Spirit'

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The key to understanding the humour in this cartoon is the word ‘spirit’. ‘Spirit’ is an example of a ‘homonym’: a word which has the same spelling and a pronunciation as another word, but with a different meaning. In this case, ‘spirit’ can mean ‘a ghost-like spirit’ or a ‘hard type of alcohol’, for example, whiskey or vodka.

Another example of a homonym is ‘left’

1)  Left is the opposite of right

2) I left my money at home.