In a rare moment of reading for fun, versus for editing or doing my own writing, I’m hanging with Jasper Fforde’s One of Our Thursdays is Missing, the sixth in the Thursday Next series. I had to stop and laugh at this section:
The taxi slowed down and stopped as the traffic ground to a halt. The cabby made some enquiries and found that a truckload of their had collided with a trailer containing there going in the opposite direction, and had spread there contents across the road.
‘Their will be a few hiccups after that,’ said the cabby, and I agreed. Homophone mishaps often seeped out into the RealWorld and infected the Outlanders, causing theire to be all manner of confusions.
This explains so much.