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useless facts

Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:22 pm
by angels15
I might be a bit late on this one and totally out, but under the useless facts UK bit, it says there is no word in the english language that rhymes with Unicorn... Doesnt Uniform Rhyme.. sorry if it's been discussed or i'm wrong. :?

Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:44 am
by Neil

Welcome to the forums ;-)

It doesn't sound like it rhymes to me - does anyone else have an opinion?



Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:10 pm
by KSMarksPsych
Definitely doesn't rhyme. The last consonant is different.

-orn versus -orm

A perfect rhyme would be *corn. I'm not sure why popcorn wouldn't be considered a perfect rhyme. A near rhyme would be *orn. So horn would be a near rhyme.

The wikipedia page is actually kinda interesting.

Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:27 pm
by angels15
Aaaah i see. well i dont get points for that one then. shows how much attention i paid in school. x :?

Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 7:10 pm
by Neil
"Every day's a school day" ;-)

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2008 1:25 pm
by KSMarksPsych
Neil wrote:"Every day's a school day" ;-)
Especially with a teacher hanging around :)