Special Sub-Topic: Words That Don't Rhyme With Anything!
|Which color of the rainbow does not have an English word that rhymes with it?|
Orange. Orange is the second color in the rainbow spectrum and the odd one out in this case -- rhyming words for the others are: Yellow-Mellow - Blue-Shoe - Red-Head.
|A famous dinosaur named "Barney" of which color also does not have a natural English rhyming word?|
Purple. "Barney" is of course the purple dinosaur. Pink-Sink -- Green-Bean -- Violet-Pilot.
|Which of the following metals does not have a natural rhyming word in the English language?|
Silver. Silver (Ag on the periodic table) is the correct answer. Gold-Mold -- Copper-Hopper -- Iron-Lion.
|What favorite food of whales does not have a natural rhyming word to go with it?|
Plankton. Plankton are free-floating organisms such as animals, plants, or bacteria that provide a vital source of food to large fish and whales. Krill-Pill -- Scallops-Gallops -- Mussels-Brussels.
|What is the name of the "rhymeless" big oven that pottery-makers use to heat up their pots after molding the clay?|
Kiln. A kiln is a large oven used to harden, burn or dry different materials. It is commonly used in pottery and for making bricks for houses. Cave-Brave -- Heater-Cheetah -- Forge-Gorge.
|Which buzzing insect does not have a natural English word that rhymes with it?|
Wasp. Wasps have two pairs of wings, are usually yellow and black, and have a big stinger on their bottom. They belong to the Hymenoptera order of animals. Fly-Spy -- Bee-Knee -- Hornet-Cornet.
|What other word for a movie also does not seem to have a natural rhyming English word to go with it?|
Film. The term "film" as it relates to movies comes from the practice of coating a chemical gel or "film" on photographic plates. The word film was first used to refer to a movie in the early years of the 20th century. Show-Glow -- Play-Stay -- Picture-Tincture.
|Which "sweet treat" that everyone loves also struggles to find a rhyming word?|
Chocolate. Chocolate is produced from the seeds of the Theobroma Cacao tree found most commonly in Central-South America. Usually found in candy bars its common flavors are white, milk and dark. Candy-Dandy -- Honey-Money -- Cake-Rake.
|What common household fixture is a non-rhyming word that we use everyday and is found in the bathroom?|
Toilet. According to the history books the first valve-type flush toilet was not invented by Mr. Thomas Crapper (who was indeed a 19th century plumber) but rather by a Mr. J.F. Brondel in 1738. Tap-Cap -- Shower-Power -- Sink-Drink.
|Which flightless bird is the star of the movie "Surf's Up" but does not have a natural rhyming word to go with it?|
Penguin. Cody Maverick is the 17-year old rockhopper penguin star of "Surfs Up." His goal in life is to win the Big Z Memorial Surfing Competition. Moa-Boa -- Kiwi-Peewee -- Stork-Dork.
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