I seem to be very time poor of late so have been falling behind on my blogging duties - a lot of travelling mostly. Grantham today, Gloucester tomorrow. Etc. Etc.
Above is another Glen Baxter to be getting on with plus Catch Her in The Wry (link you know where) set me thinking about words in the English language that don't rhyme with any other (English) words. Here is a list of 70...
A - Almond, Angry, Angst, Anxious, Aspirin
B - Bachelor, Breadth, Bulb, Bulbous
C - Calumny, Cannabis, Caveat, Chaos, Chimney, Chocolate, Circus, Citrus, Citizen, Condom
D - Denizen, Depth, Diamond, Different
E - Eighth, Elbow, Else, Empty, Engine
F - Fift, Film, Foible, Fugue
G - Galaxy, Glimpsed, Golf, Gulf
H - Hostage, Husband
I - Iron
J - Justice
K - ...
L - Laundry, Luggage
M - Monster, Month, Mulcts
N - Ninth, Neutron
O - Obvious, Of, Office, Olive, Orange
P - Pint, Pedant, Penguin, Pizza, Plankton, Plinth, Promise, Purple
Q - ...
R - Reptile
S - Sanction, Sandwich, Shadow, Silver
T - Transfer, Twelfth
U - ...
V - Vacuum
W - Width, Wolf
X - ...
Y - ...
Z - ...
So your challenge people, should you be prepared to accept it, is to find words that rhyme with any of these. Hat Tip to Hubpages.
Plus, to soothe the furrowed brow as you think about this knotty problem, here are The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain with Teenage Dirtbag. I may be in a silly mood but I kid you not...