When I first read Dante's Divine Comedy in high school, I remember once being puzzled at what I thought were strained rhymes in the translation, and mentioned it to my English teacher. In reply, she ...
You may say "node rhymes with toad", or "the words load and toad rhyme", but what about the relation of rhyming? The relation between "node" and "load" is purely ____ - they just sound similar. ...
Anyone know of an online rhyming dictionary or rhyme resource that lists rhymes by vowel sound (assonance)? RhymeZone.com doesn't have such an option.
For a discussion I'm having with a colleague, we're trying to think of complimentary words that sound ugly. Any that rhyme with chunky (or anything else for that matter).
I was reading the poem "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell when something struck me as odd. Let me quote two passages: Thou by the Indian Ganges' side Shouldst rubies find: I by the tide ...
Joel Spolsky asked what rhymes with orange. The official answer is, "Nothing," although a creative poet can get close by using half words, just the -nge part or resorting to place names and foreign ...