Dyeing: What you do to eggs.
Dying: What the bad guys do in movies.
March 4 is National Grammar Day, and to celebrate, the American Copy Editors Society if having a haiku contest. The deadline is tomorrow. Here are the details: http://www.copydesk.org/blog/2014/02/21/celebrate-national-grammar-day-in-verse-for-fun-and-prizes/
Both Garner’s Modern American Usage and the Merriam-Webster Dictionary of English Usage seem to require at least a “but” in this kind of sentence. “Not only” and “but also” are considered correlative conjunctions, but both sources say it is sometimes OK to leave out the “also.”