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Some words look as if they would certainly rhyme--yet do not.

Some examples:

donkey/monkey

menial/denial

bear/hear

sour/tour/pour

And there are many, many other examples.

Weird, huh?
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"Read" is pronounced "red" unless its pronounced "reed"...
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Other examples:

bull/gull

danger/hanger
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Mother Goose Rhyme-

Ride a cock-horse to Banbury Cross,
To see a fine lady upon a white horse.
Rings on her fingers, and bells on her toes,
She shall have music wherever she goes.
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When my Mother would read that to me as a child, I always wondered why cross and horse didn't rhyme.
Once I became an English lass, I understood.


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And another set:

metal/fetal
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Anyone wanna wager?...

rally/Wally
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Oh, and these beauts:

fork/pork/work
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Redskins/victory...
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Redskins/victory...
Let me take a wild guess. Eagles fan?

I'm not sure if this counts but I will say wind/wind.

One is weather, the other is what you do to a watch.

Edit: The cards play the Eagles on Dec 20. Want to make some kind of wager on this?

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Let me take a wild guess. Eagles fan?
Are you the last to know????...

Edit: The cards play the Eagles on Dec 20. Want to make some kind of wager on this?[/QUOTE]I'm game...Any ideas?...Avatar change?...
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