Yesterday after we made and put away a big batch of soup (pictured above), Devin yelled, ” Oh no! We’re going to have to make another soup! We have a giant leak!” Pandemonium ensued.
Only he actually said, “Oh no! We’re going to have to make another soup! We have a giant leek!,” which is a vegetable in the same genus as onion and garlic, commonly eaten in soups.
Let this be a reminder to all of you, lest a dramatic person in your life cry at the thought of mopping: it is important, when using homophones, to provide ample context for your audience.