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Old 08-01-2014, 01:06 PM   #1
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School fires employee after post about homophones | Sunshine Coast Daily

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Tim Torkildson, the former employee at the Nomen Global Language Center, said he was removed from his role as head of social media because his boss believed that his post about homophones might give off the impression that the school promoted homosexuality.

A homophone, not to be confused with homosexual (or ironically, homophobe), is the name given to a word that sounds the name as another but has a different meaning, for example "witch" and "which", or "carat" and "carrot".

Speaking to the Salt Lake City Tribune, Torkildson said that after the post went public he was called into the office of the company's owner Clarke Woodger, who told him he was fired.
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He also said that homophones were beyond the understanding of the majority of the students at Nomen, who were mostly at the basic levels of learning the language.
I guess nowadays, you don't need to know that there is a difference between tu-tu, two, to, and too at the "basic levels of learning English."


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That explains a lot.
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https://webcache.googleusercontent.c...ophones-1.html

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because internet

also can be seen here -> https://plus.google.com/103485923279537292928/posts just scroll till July 2
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youre such a homo sapien.
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