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bustin' rhymez all tha time

it'd make conversation much more interesting
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if everybody spoke in rhyme it would make conversation much more interesting, not to mention amusing. plus, if everybody had to rhyme itd make people think much harder at what they were going to say saving people from embarassing themselves by blurting out the first thing they think of.
panthaz paradise, Apr 02 2001

Speak in Haiku http://www.halfbake.../Speak_20in_20Haiku
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       Not only is it unenforceable, it isn't even desired course-able.
bookworm, Apr 02 2001
  

       I'm a little dismayed
at the things you have said;
It seems they should have rhymed,
but there were none that I could find.
PotatoStew, Apr 02 2001, last modified Apr 03 2001
  

       "if everybody had to rhyme itd make people think much harder at what they were going to say saving people from embarassing themselves by blurting out the first thing they think of."
Case in Point
thumbwax, Apr 03 2001
  

       Simply rhyming requires almost no skill whatsoever, as I shall demonstrate.
Seek, rather, the infusion of your speech with artistry -- whether with rhythm, wit, lofty ideas, or simple elegance...and despite having said that, for purposes denoted above, I'll end this sentence with a random word like "alleviate."
beauxeault, Apr 03 2001
  

       Agreed. But even bluntness can have its artisitic appeal, if it is artistically crafted.   

       p.s., UnaBubba, I hope you did not infer any slight from my initial annotation. I'm constantly impressed by your ability to (apparently) effortlessly create rhyming verses that actually make a point.
beauxeault, Apr 03 2001
  

       Most of the time, when people try too hard to rhyme, it sounds unnatural like a poorly executed mural. Case in Point, from 1985 Chicago Bear's Super Bowl Shuffle: William Perry You're lookin' at the Fridge,I'm the rookie. I may be large, but I'm no dumb cookie. You've seen me hit, you've seen me run, When I kick and pass, we'll have more fun. I can dance, you will see The others, they all learn from me. I don't come here lookin' for trouble, I just came here to doThe Super Bowl Shuffle.
Op, Apr 03 2001
  

       As beauxeault said,
There's nothing wrong with speaking in verse
But don't rattle on, just keep it terse.
DrBob, Apr 03 2001
  

       Why rhyming specifically? There are plenty other forms of poetry, each apt to some mood or business.   

       "Not without cause therefore some both Italian and Spanish Poets of prime note have rejected Rime both in longer and shorter Works, as have also long since our best English Tragedies, as a thing of it self, to all judicious eares, triveal and of no true musical delight: which consists only in apt Numbers, fit quantity of Syllables, and the sense variously drawn out from one Verse into another, not in the jingling sound of like endings, a fault avoyded by the learned Ancients both in Poetry and all good Oratory."   

       Milton, /Paradise Lost/.
hello_c, Apr 04 2001
  

       Then we should all sound like Underdog. "there's no need to fear, Underdog is here!"
mcdornan1, May 24 2001
  

       It's funny, and it'd be nice for a day. So how about a national holiday for Rhyming in Every Sentance Day?
notmarkflynn, Dec 20 2005
  
      
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