Fill in the blanks using a single homophone word.

Robert ___ , the ___ doctor employed by ___ Corporation, makers of "ADD-ON-___ ", went to ___ for a business meeting and enjoyed a delicious meal of ___ with his clients.

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  • $\begingroup$ You say "a single homophone word" - Do you mean a homograph? I.e. same spelling different meaning? $\endgroup$ Aug 30, 2022 at 13:51
  • $\begingroup$ No. Different or same spellings, different meanings but same pronounciation like Eight and Ate $\endgroup$
    – RogerA
    Aug 30, 2022 at 14:02
  • $\begingroup$ Did you make this puzzle yourself? $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Aug 30, 2022 at 14:03
  • 2
    $\begingroup$ Yes. I know the rules. $\endgroup$
    – RogerA
    Aug 30, 2022 at 14:04

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How about:

Robert SOWELL, the SOLE doctor employed by SOUL Corporation, makers of "ADD-ON-SOLE", went to SEOUL for a business meeting and enjoyed a delicious meal of SOLE with his clients. — Dr Sowell, the only doctor who works for a company that produces quick-repair kits for shoes, ate a flatfish when seeing his business partners in Korea.

Yes, these are three occurrences of "sole", but each has a different meaning. I'm guessing the last name of the employee and the name of the corporation. There is a football player named Robert Sowell and I can imagine that the W isn't really pronounced as in Powell, but with another pronunciation of the o. The company might as well be a sole corporation consisting of a single employee. In that case, it's a bit silly to say Dr. Sowell is the sole doctor, so perhaps he is a soul doctor.

(I've made the company name Soul because I hadn't used that homophone yet. My first idea was to use it in soul doctor, because I had mistakenly assumed is was a colloquial name for a psychiatrist. Another word I haven't used is Sol, which at least in America seems to be an acceptable homophone. That offers a further opportunity for either of the two names.)

  • $\begingroup$ Wonderful job. I was starting ot think about hints but you got it. $\endgroup$
    – RogerA
    Aug 30, 2022 at 22:46

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