Monday Muddle: brake, break

I know many of you with children started your summer break a month ago, but where I live, summer break is just starting. It’s also Canada’s birthday, so be prepared to brake for children or anyone else who might be partying in the streets. Happy Canada Day!

brake: (noun) a device used to stop a process or machinery, typically a vehicle in motion; (verb) to apply brakes; to stop

break: (noun) a pause at work; an interruption or disruption of progress; a crack or fracture; a change that potentially leads to something better; (verb) to damage, crack, fracture or divide into pieces; to interrupt; to pause