Coleman 2011. Homonyms Week 2. What is a homonym?. Words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently OR Words that are pronounced the same but spelled differently. I ACCEPT you the way you are, EXCEPT when your word usage is wrong!.
Most people pronounce these the same way; therefore, it is difficult for some to judge in which situation to use which spelling. These two words are nearly antonyms, or opposites of each other, so it is very important to know the difference!
MEMORY TRICK: Remember that the prefix ex- means “out of”, so EXCEPT means to LEAVE OUT.