h a l f b a k e r y
Buy 1/4, get 1/4 free.
add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random
news, help, about, links, report a problem
or get an account
Many are put off from attempting poetry because they
poor rhyming abilities. Some words have many obvious
rhymes and these are much used in love songs and the
Longer, more complicated words are hard to rhyme.
It is an interesting property of the written word that one
scramble internal characters and still read the word
well in context,. so long as first and last character are in
place. I believe there is a HB idea on this premise; I will
I propose that this internal scramble could be used to
generate alternate word spellings, some of which might
rhyme with other words that the original spelling does
rhyme with. Clever poets and wordsmiths might
such on the spot. For the less clever, I propose a
could receive a word that it is hard to rhyme (the
proverbial one being "orange" though many others might
find use in poems) and then scramble up and present a
number of words which rhyme, or could rhyme.
Poems utilizing scrambled rhyme words might be
to understand if simply recited by a beret wearing poet.
They could be a lot of fun if read aloud and at the same
time projected behind on a screen, as the rhyme will be
conveyed by the reader but sound like nonsense at the
same time the true word is evident when read on the
[not_morrison_rm, May 31 2014]
also features a browser extension to internally scramble all words on every webpage you view! [mitxela, Jun 02 2014]
||This seems like a rather less efficient alternative to
a rhyming dictionary - many of which are available
||Also, I'm not sure I aerge taht sbmarcinlg ierntlan
lertts lavees wrods radealbe.
||A bkear nemad [MaBelnnwxlaacun],
Deaigserd wtih the ieda of [bontgsun].
It is tcrkiy to raed
let anloe cnmherpoed
And slihery wnot be //a lot of fun//.
Although I think /raed/ rhymes better with
/ustndnraed/ than /cnmherpoed/.
||I dnot tnhik it cuntos as rnmiyhg if iianetdcl sealllbys ccdnuole tehir rsteepvcie lneis?
||//cuntos// sounds like one of those unintentionally
hilarious brands of Latvian potato snacks.
||Glass of Pocari Sweat anyone?
||It knid of deefts the ppruse of rhimyng in reasonably
||I would rather prefer an extended rhyming dictionary
that finds not only rhymes but is searchable by concept
||cuntos n. pl. of cunto
cunto n. Scottish generic salutationary epithet, roughly equivalent to US American bro.
||Aha! Terhe has nveer been a bteter time to link to my old text-cotlinzazuofr scprit!
||The Confuzzilator called me Bongutsn! I like it! The
Confuzzilator is exactly what the endeavor of poesie