So You Think English is an Easy Language?

Can you read these right the first time?  

1)  The bandage was wound around the  wound.

2)  The farm was used to produce produce.  

3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.  

4)  We must polish  the Polish furniture.  

5)  He could lead if he would get the lead out.  

6)  The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.

7)  Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.  

8). A bass was  painted on the head of the bass  drum.  

9)  When shot at, the dove  dove  into the bushes.  

10)  I did not object to the object.

11)  The insurance was invalid for the invalid.

12)  There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.  

13)  They were too close to the door to close it.  

14)  The buck does funny things when the does are present.  

15)  A seamstress and a sewer  fell down into a sewer line.  

16)  To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.

17)  The wind was too strong to wind the sail.  

18)  Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear.

19)  I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.  

20)  How can I intimate this to my most  intimate  friend?  

Hat tip to Slick

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