Re: [OM] Nothing rhymes with orange? (OT)

Subject: Re: [OM] Nothing rhymes with orange? (OT)
From: Acer V <siddim01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 01:19:52 -0800 (PST)
On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, W. J. Liles wrote:

>Andrew Fildes wrote:
>> You think onager and dowager rhyme with orange? How on earth do you
>> pronounce orange? Go for bastard rhymes like 'fringe' and 'range'

no no, i believe andy's (?) claim was "nothing i can think of rhymes with
"onager" either", to which i countered "dowager" and someone else came up
with "porringer".

>> >On Sat, 18 Nov 2000, W. J. Liles wrote:
>> >
>> >>Acer V wrote:
>> >>-- snip --
>> >>>
>> >>> btw, cute domain, nothingrhymeswithorange.com
>> >>>
>> >>-- snip --
>> >>
>> >>How about onager?  A wild equid (ass actually) of Asia.
>> >>
>> >>It's as close as I can get.
>At least orange and onager alliterate.  Like I said it's the best I
>could do.
>As for dowager, you'll have to ask Acer.  Maybe he can come up with
>something in Latin or an Indoeuropean language.

dowager: old lady. goo look it up :) other languages aren't fair play,
we're limited strickly to english.

/Acer V
dum spiro, spero

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