Unusual rhyming words (orange, purple, and silver)

Some words are notoriously difficult to find a true rhyme for, such as orange, purple, and silver. But there is hope yet … ORANGE Blorange, or The Blorange, is a hill in Wales. QI : What Rhymes With Orange? However, according to Alan Skorkin, this is not strictly correct as he alleges that the correct…

Palindromes

A palindrome is a word, phrase, or sentence which can be read the same either forwards or backwards (punctuation, word spacing, and capitalisation are ignored for this purpose). An easy example of a palindrome is the word “eye”, which can be read the same from either end. Other examples of single words which are palindromes:…

Words, contractions

Contractions Common contractions include: can not = can’t is not = isn’t will not = won’t (unusual, in its placement of the ‘o’) would have = would’ve Double contractions she would have = she’d’ve (colloquial) it is not = ’tisn’t (archaic) More contractions: of = o’ of the clock = o’clock (e.g. 12 o’clock) madam…