Tim Torkildson, who managed social media for Utah's Nomen Global Language Center, was fired after allegedly being scolded by the owner of the school for the "gay undertones" in a blog post about homophones.
In case you didn't know, "homophone" is defined as, "each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling." Like "they're" and "their" or "bow" and "bough."
Despite the benign nature of the post, school owner Clarke Woodger was INFURIATED about how this could be interpreted by foreign language students. According to Torkildson, Woodger said: