Homophones: Tail vs. Tale vs. Tell
It’s easy to get these mixed up, especially when dictating. Post originally part of the #Blogtober2018, Day 3.
I wish to tell you a tale about a dragon whose tail was always getting him in trouble.
Tail (noun) : the appendage from the rear of an animal; the back side; side opposite of heads on a coin
Tail (verb) : to follow, commonly in secret
Tale : a story fictional or non-fictional, recounted in writing or orally passed down
Tell (verb) : the vocalizing of information; to give commands
Tell (noun) : expression, tick, gesture, etc that gives away information