Sexy Birthday Homonyms: capital & Capitol
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Welcome to the Sexy Grammarian’s birthday party! This month, I’m posting a set of easily confused homonyms every weekday. My sexy example sentences guarantee you will never use the wrong word again! Here’s today’s:
Use capital for a city, a letter, or wealth, as in:
What turned her on was capital and all it could buy—that and great pair of tits.
Use the always-capitalized Capitol when you’re talking about the building in the capital city of Washington D.C. as in:
The senator crouched down on the toilet stall floor of the Capitol’s men’s room and fluttered his lashes up at the young intern.
What is a homonym? Generally speaking, homonyms are any words that sound the same but have different meanings. Read more about homonyms, homophones, and homographs on Wikipedia, and check out this exhaustive homonym list.