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Rhymes?

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Puzzle ID:#752
Fun:*** (2.29)
Difficulty:** (1.41)
Category:Language
Submitted By:beans***
Corrected By:username

 

 

 



What are the only two words in the English language that have no word that rhymes with them?


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Comments

babychika66
Sep 06, 2001

the word 'month' doesn't rhyme with anything in the english either.
mordalx
Sep 21, 2001

try silver, and notice that all are colors...
(user deleted)
Feb 12, 2002

I don't think anything rhymes with hippopotamus either...
captbob61
Mar 29, 2002

elsie.... hypothalamus, maybe?
Glenbo*us*
Jun 20, 2003

what about:
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious ?

:-P
Rowsdower*
Jan 10, 2004

What rhymes with month?
dragontsupei
Sep 08, 2004

orange sort of ryhmes with door-hinge
Dave*en*
Dec 11, 2005

And SILVER also has no rhyme.
SPUTNIK2Aus*
Feb 07, 2006

you forgot silver, month
Question_MarkAsx*
Feb 18, 2006

Yes. You forgot about those.
ALW007*us*
Mar 22, 2006

what about Blorenge (a mountain in Wales) and sporange (a sac where spores are made), they ryhme with orange....
ALW007*us*
Mar 22, 2006

Also, silver and chilver (a ewe lamb) rhyme...
dishuAin*
Jun 29, 2006

I think supple rhymes with purple
grungy49Aau*
Dec 04, 2006

I couldn't resist posting this list

Angst
Breadth
Bulb
Depth
Glimpsed
Gulf
Month
Mulcts
Pint
Ninth
Sculpts
Sixth
Twelfth
Width
Wolf
Warmth

Angry
Monster
Chimney
Luggage
Orange
Pizza
Purple
Reptile
Rhythm
Empty
SubtoxAus*
Mar 25, 2007

'Door hinge' rhymes with 'orange', and 'tractor pull' rhymes with 'purple'...maybe in a rap song at least.
kitty-cattus*
Sep 21, 2013

Curple, the rump of a horse, rhymes with purple...although my spell-check claims it's not a word.



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