From the Word Wizard Club...
September 2, 2013

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coffee

Which Means:

A drink made from hot water and coffee beans.

As In:

Image Would you like a cup of coffee with your breakfast?

Heads Up!

There are double Fs and double Es in 'coffee'.

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ought

Which Means:

Should but not must or have to.

As In:

Image You ought to see a doctor about that cut!

Heads Up!

OU are the vowels in 'ought'.

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pause

Which Means:

To rest, or stop temporarily.

As In:

Image The hiker likes to pause and look at the scenery.

Heads Up!

The word 'paws' is a homophone for 'pause', but their meanings are different.

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chore

Which Means:

An ordinary task or job to do around the house or on a farm.

As In:

Image Anna's chore was to sweep the floor.

Heads Up!

Some people think chores are a bore, but don't let spelling be one of them!

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offer

Which Means:

To place in front of someone as a gift or choice.

As In:

Image What might the waiter offer on this platter?

Heads Up!

Offer up two Fs when spelling this one.

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