a word that sounds the same but is spelled differently than the one that was intended to be written.
most common are:
"there" instead of "they're" or "their"
"your" instead of "you're"
"wait" instead of "weight"
e.g. "You're making me want to adopt a kid so that I can throw my wait around at there PTA meeting."
also, "no" instead of "know" and "aloud" instead of "allowed"
e.g. "ANYONE NO IF I'M ALOUD TO BRING MY VIDEO CAMERA INTO YANKEE STADIUM..."
recent favorite confusonym is: "highered" (opposite of lowered?) instead of "hired"
SMS short for "Biting My Finger"
can be used at varying intervals in an online chat between former paramours and the subject of prior encounters along with the faint suggestion of potential future engagements is broached especially likely when the subject of skill/performance improvement underscores the conversation
x: Rematch? I might be up for it.
y: Name the time/place
x: How are you, anyway?
y: Better, I assure you, in all matters.