Sycamore, IL, USA
Yeah, no cottage in cottage cheese either.
I used to tell my kids one of them was going to rewrite the dictionary spelling all words just like they sound. My encouragement wasn't motivation enough, I guess.
I love crossword puzzles with words like, bond, related, rib, shop, type, pelt and so many others that may be nouns or verbs with varied meanings.
Sharon, you'll get a good laugh reading all about the word "up" in your dictionary.
Open up, close up, eat up, throw up, back up, get up, sit up, dry up, back up, put up, heat up, buy up, clean up, dirtied up, write up, mess up, wash up, spatter up, etc.