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== Appearances ==
== Appearances ==
*[[Thorax Corporation]] — There are various examples of homophones across the site. The list is as follows:
*[[Thorax Corporation]] — There are various examples of homophones across the site. The list is as follows:
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**"Our Gentle '''Staph'''" (The Page Title)
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**"Our Gentle '''Staph'''" ''(Seen on the page of the same name)''
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**"[...] we can't '''weight'''!" (Second pop-up)
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**"[...] we can't '''weight'''!" ''(Seen on the second old pop-up)''
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**"Take the '''Rode''' less haggled with LEG DELABOR!" (Leg's "Path's to Total Stardom" page)
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**"Take the '''Rode''' less haggled with LEG DELABOR!" ''(Seen on Leg's "Path's to Total Stardom" page)''
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**"We don't want to '''waist''' our time or yours so we'll get ride to the point." (PROGRAM CONGRATULATION(TM)(R)(C))
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**"We don't want to '''waist''' our time or yours so we'll get '''ride''' to the point. [...] Due to Fedeal Income '''Tacks''' Laws, [...]." ''(Seen on the PROGRAM CONGRATULATION(TM)(R)(C) PRODUKT)''
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**"The water cooler just down the hall from my ofice-cubikle provides me now with great sustenance and '''pried'''." (Sted Delabor's page)
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**"The water cooler just down the hall from my ofice-cubikle provides me now with great sustenance and '''pried'''." ''(Seen on Sted Delabor's page)''
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*[[Marshmallow's Last Stand]] — On the wall behind [[Homestar Runner]] and [[Pom Pom]] in the beginning, there is a picture that reads, "Nice to '''meat''' you". When it zooms in, the picture changes to "'''Lettuce''' pray".
*[[The King of Town DVD]] — The page title for the [[The King of Town DVD Commentary|commentary]] reads "The King of Town '''Common Tation'''".
*[[The King of Town DVD]] — The page title for the [[The King of Town DVD Commentary|commentary]] reads "The King of Town '''Common Tation'''".
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*[[In Search of the Yello Dello]] — The page title for the [[In Search of the Yello Dello Commentary|commentary]] reads "YELLO-DELLO '''COMMON TATERS'''".
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*[[In Search of the Yello Dello]] — [[Marzipan]]'s watering can reads "'''H2Oh!'''".
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*Email [[dullard]] — Dullard has "THE BEST BOSS IN THE WHOLE '''WHIRLED'''."
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**The page title for the [[In Search of the Yello Dello Commentary|commentary]] reads "YELLO-DELLO '''COMMON TATERS'''".
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*[[Malloween Commercial]] — Homestar offers the trick-or-treating Marshie '''CAN D'''.
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*Email [[guitar]] — [[Strong Bad]] claims he can play some "'''hott lixx'''" on a guitar.
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*Email [[couch patch]] — The Poopsmith wears a '''[[Has Matt?]]''' suit.
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*Email [[dullard]] — [[Dullard]] has "THE BEST BOSS IN THE WHOLE '''WHIRLED'''."
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*Email [[colonization]] — The book on the history of Strong Badia shows the area as "The '''Neu Wirlde'''".
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*Email [[mascot]] — The subtitles read "See Gee In You".
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*[[Stinkoman 20X6]] — FLASH 7 OR '''HIRE''' REQUIRED. This is also an example of [[Deliberately Poor English|deliberately poor English]]
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*Email [[mile]] — The theme of the prom advertised in the Easter egg is "A '''Knight''' to Remember".
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*Email [[garage sale]] — The can of peas that [[Senor Cardgage]] buys reads "'''Canopys'''."
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*[[Malloween Commercial]] — Homestar offers the trick-or-treating [[Marshie]] '''CAN D'''.
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*Email [[couch patch]] — [[The Poopsmith]] wears a '''[[Has Matt?]]''' suit.
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*Email [[colonization]] — The book on the history of [[Strong Badia]] shows the area as "The '''Neu Wirlde'''".
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*[[Stinkoman 20X6]] — [[FLASH]] 7 OR '''HIRE''' REQUIRED. This is also an example of [[Deliberately Poor English|deliberately poor English]].
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*[[Stinkomanual]] — In Level 6, the question is posed: "Is it getting warmer in '''hear'''?!?"
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*[[HomestarRunner.com PAY PLUS!]] — A "'''loggin''''" box is located in the top right corner of the screen.
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*Email [[garage sale]] — The can of [[peas]] that [[Senor Cardgage]] buys reads "'''Canopys'''".
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*[[Teen Girl Squad Issue 9]] — The glue stick is labeled "'''GLOO''' STICK".
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*[[Sick Day]] — Strong Bad's box of tissues is labeled "'''[[Tish, You!]]'''".
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*Email [[alternate universe]] — Strong Bad suggests to email sender Jody (who is not a girl) that he can "probably ditch that (not a girl) thing, if you just replaced it with something tough and cool and '''kool''' and '''tuff'''".
*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] — A veggie cart dude says, "Visualize '''whirled peas'''."
*[[Thy Dungeonman 3]] — A veggie cart dude says, "Visualize '''whirled peas'''."
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*Email [[coloring]] — Marzipan's class is known as "'''[[L.U.R.N.]]'''."
*Email [[strong badathlon]] — The poster for the "Homestar vs. Homestar?" fight says the match is available on '''Paper View'''!  
*Email [[strong badathlon]] — The poster for the "Homestar vs. Homestar?" fight says the match is available on '''Paper View'''!  
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*Email [[your funeral]] — Strong Bad is buried in a '''Coughin'''.
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*Email [[your funeral]] — Strong Bad is buried in a "'''Coughin''''".
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*Email [[more armies]] — "'''Bro, Sure!'''"
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*Email [[more armies]] — Strong Bad holds up a '''Bro, Sure!''' at his [[On Point Kings]] booth. Inside, it mentions their '''fourfathers'''.
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*Email [[bike thief]] — [[Strong Mad]] disguises himself as a textile factory labeled '''BRRLAP'''.
*[[Rap Song]] — Music plays from a '''Mick's''' Tape.
*[[Rap Song]] — Music plays from a '''Mick's''' Tape.
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*[[Happy Dethemberween]] — The high pitched singers are singing from book called "'''Hims'''."  
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*[[Happy Dethemberween]] — The pamphlets that pop up when Strong Bad says "discount travel packages" are accompanied by a pop-up that says, "'''Lo''', Low Fares!"
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*Email [[specially marked]] — Corn Krunch is IOWA '''GROAN''', the oatmeal cereal box calls the cereal '''OH! T'MEEL''', and Chocolate Breakfast Candy Bar Pops are "PART OF THIS '''NEW, TRITIOUS''' BREAKFAST".
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**Later, the high pitched singers are singing from book called "'''Hims'''."
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*Email [[specially marked]] — [[Breakfast Cereals from Specially Marked|Corn Krunch]] is IOWA '''GROAN''', one box of [[cereal]] has '''OH! T'MEEL''' in it, and Chocolate Breakfast Candy Bar Pops are "PART OF THIS '''NEW, TRITIOUS''' BREAKFAST".
*[[Most in the Graveyard]] — The page title reads "Ketchup Fountain '''SOUL'd''' Separately".
*[[Most in the Graveyard]] — The page title reads "Ketchup Fountain '''SOUL'd''' Separately".
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*[[Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque]] — Upon entering the [[Smoky Office]], Strong Bad as [[Dangeresque (character)|Dangeresque]] remarks that "that '''warehaus''' was full of action and suspense!"
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*[[4 Gregs]] — [[Sci-Fi Greg]] says "halftime" as "'''Halph-[[Thyme]]'''".
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*[[Kick-a-Ball]] — When Strong Bad tells The Cheat to check the Cheaters' Almanac to avoiding stepping on their "cheat toes", The Cheat holds up a bag of '''[[Wikipedia:Cheetos|Cheat-toes]]'''.
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*[[Where U Goin' 2?]] — The book of "'''Hims'''" reappears.
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*Email [[videography]] — Strong Bad uses a '''Seedy Rom''' of unanimated clip art and copyright-free classical music to improve a wedding video.
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*[[Flash is Dead!]] — Homestar Runner's dating profile is best viewed with '''[[Netscape|Ned's cape]]''' 1.0 or lower.
== See Also ==
== See Also ==
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*[[Malapropisms]]
*[[SeeDees]]
*[[SeeDees]]
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*[[Thyme]]
[[Category:Word running gags]]
[[Category:Word running gags]]

Current revision as of 23:57, 10 April 2018

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Sometimes when text appears in a cartoon or game, a word that would be expected is replaced by a homophone, a word that is pronounced the same, but has a different spelling and meaning.

[edit] Appearances

  • Thorax Corporation — There are various examples of homophones across the site. The list is as follows:
    • "Our Gentle Staph" (Seen on the page of the same name)
    • "[...] we can't weight!" (Seen on the second old pop-up)
    • "Take the Rode less haggled with LEG DELABOR!" (Seen on Leg's "Path's to Total Stardom" page)
    • "We don't want to waist our time or yours so we'll get ride to the point. [...] Due to Fedeal Income Tacks Laws, [...]." (Seen on the PROGRAM CONGRATULATION(TM)(R)(C) PRODUKT)
    • "The water cooler just down the hall from my ofice-cubikle provides me now with great sustenance and pried." (Seen on Sted Delabor's page)
  • Marshmallow's Last Stand — On the wall behind Homestar Runner and Pom Pom in the beginning, there is a picture that reads, "Nice to meat you". When it zooms in, the picture changes to "Lettuce pray".
  • The King of Town DVD — The page title for the commentary reads "The King of Town Common Tation".
  • In Search of the Yello DelloMarzipan's watering can reads "H2Oh!".
    • The page title for the commentary reads "YELLO-DELLO COMMON TATERS".
  • Email guitarStrong Bad claims he can play some "hott lixx" on a guitar.
  • Email dullardDullard has "THE BEST BOSS IN THE WHOLE WHIRLED."
  • Email mascot — The subtitles read "See Gee In You".
  • Email mile — The theme of the prom advertised in the Easter egg is "A Knight to Remember".
  • Malloween Commercial — Homestar offers the trick-or-treating Marshie CAN D.
  • Email couch patchThe Poopsmith wears a Has Matt? suit.
  • Email colonization — The book on the history of Strong Badia shows the area as "The Neu Wirlde".
  • Stinkoman 20X6FLASH 7 OR HIRE REQUIRED. This is also an example of deliberately poor English.
  • Stinkomanual — In Level 6, the question is posed: "Is it getting warmer in hear?!?"
  • HomestarRunner.com PAY PLUS! — A "loggin'" box is located in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Email garage sale — The can of peas that Senor Cardgage buys reads "Canopys".
  • Teen Girl Squad Issue 9 — The glue stick is labeled "GLOO STICK".
  • Sick Day — Strong Bad's box of tissues is labeled "Tish, You!".
  • Email alternate universe — Strong Bad suggests to email sender Jody (who is not a girl) that he can "probably ditch that (not a girl) thing, if you just replaced it with something tough and cool and kool and tuff".
  • Thy Dungeonman 3 — A veggie cart dude says, "Visualize whirled peas."
  • Email coloring — Marzipan's class is known as "L.U.R.N.."
  • Email strong badathlon — The poster for the "Homestar vs. Homestar?" fight says the match is available on Paper View!
  • Email your funeral — Strong Bad is buried in a "Coughin'".
  • Email more armies — Strong Bad holds up a Bro, Sure! at his On Point Kings booth. Inside, it mentions their fourfathers.
  • Email bike thiefStrong Mad disguises himself as a textile factory labeled BRRLAP.
  • Rap Song — Music plays from a Mick's Tape.
  • Happy Dethemberween — The pamphlets that pop up when Strong Bad says "discount travel packages" are accompanied by a pop-up that says, "Lo, Low Fares!"
    • Later, the high pitched singers are singing from book called "Hims."
  • Email specially markedCorn Krunch is IOWA GROAN, one box of cereal has OH! T'MEEL in it, and Chocolate Breakfast Candy Bar Pops are "PART OF THIS NEW, TRITIOUS BREAKFAST".
  • Most in the Graveyard — The page title reads "Ketchup Fountain SOUL'd Separately".
  • Dangeresque Roomisode 1: Behind the Dangerdesque — Upon entering the Smoky Office, Strong Bad as Dangeresque remarks that "that warehaus was full of action and suspense!"
  • 4 GregsSci-Fi Greg says "halftime" as "Halph-Thyme".
  • Kick-a-Ball — When Strong Bad tells The Cheat to check the Cheaters' Almanac to avoiding stepping on their "cheat toes", The Cheat holds up a bag of Cheat-toes.
  • Where U Goin' 2? — The book of "Hims" reappears.
  • Email videography — Strong Bad uses a Seedy Rom of unanimated clip art and copyright-free classical music to improve a wedding video.
  • Flash is Dead! — Homestar Runner's dating profile is best viewed with Ned's cape 1.0 or lower.

[edit] See Also

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