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Groan in Iowa!

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.


  • Thorax Corporation — There are various examples of homophones across the site. The list is as follows:
    • "Our Gentle Staph" (The Page Title)
    • "[...] we can't weight!" (Second pop-up)
    • "Take the Rode less haggled with LEG DELABOR!" (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." (PROGRAM CONGRATULATION(TM)(R)(C))
    • "The water cooler just down the hall from my ofice-cubikle provides me now with great sustenance and pried." (Sted Delabor's page)
  • The King of Town DVD — The page title for the commentary reads "The King of Town Common Tation".
  • In Search of the Yello Dello — The page title for the commentary reads "YELLO-DELLO COMMON TATERS".
  • Email dullard — Dullard has "THE BEST BOSS IN THE WHOLE WHIRLED."
  • Malloween Commercial — Homestar offers the trick-or-treating Marshie CAN D.
  • Email couch patch — The Poopsmith wears a Has Matt? suit.
  • Email colonization — The book on the history of Strong Badia shows the area as "The Neu Wirlde".
  • Stinkoman 20X6 — FLASH 7 OR HIRE REQUIRED. This is also an example of deliberately poor English
  • Email garage sale — The can of peas that Senor Cardgage buys reads "Canopys."
  • Thy Dungeonman 3 — A veggie cart dude says, "Visualize whirled peas."
  • 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 — "Bro, Sure!"
  • Rap Song — Music plays from a Mick's Tape.
  • Happy Dethemberween — The high pitched singers are singing from book called "Hims."
  • 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".
  • Most in the Graveyard — The page title reads "Ketchup Fountain SOUL'd Separately".

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