Husband: “Dear, did you ask for 3 carrots?”
Wife: “Yes I wanted 3 carats at least!”
I hope you can see the problem that the poor husband is going to be facing soon! Carrots/Carats are a classic example of HOMOPHONES, words that sound the same but are spelled differently and mean different things.
Have a go at the Homophones Quiz and let's see if you know your carats!