Pore (n/v), Poor (adj), and Pour (v)

On a rainy Saturday morning (aside: should it be pouring rain in New England on January 5th? Shouldn’t this be snow?), Mark’s Text Terminal is humming right along. Here are five worksheets on the homophones pore, poor, and pour. A few notes about these words: pore as a verb is apparently only used intransitively, and in its most common application in English is used with the adverb over; as a verb, pour can be used both intransitively and transitively. While these worksheets don’t address it, pour can also be used as a noun, and can mean the action of pouring,  and instance of pouring or an amount poured, and a heavy fall of rain: DOWNPOUR.

If you find typos in these documents, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.

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