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Joseph Chiaravalloti notes that someone suffers from homophonophobia

Victor Simpson of AP in "Pope Said Conscious, in Grave Condition" is having a little homophone problem.

The vessels, which are normally narrow and taught, get floppy in reaction to the bacteria and can't sustain any pressure. That loss of blood pressure is catastrophic, making the heart try harder and harder to compensate for the collapse. 

For those who missed it, the word should be taut (and Simpson should be taught a lesson!).  An easy mistake to make on the run, but it should have been caught (caut?) by the editor!

Have you heard or read similar or equally distressing usages?

Do tell us. 

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