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1,143,839,622,748,050,000,000,000,000 Computer Generated Anagramic Sonnets

Click on the button on Mike Keith’s page, and you’ll be presented with two out of a potential one octillion sonnets, both of which are anagrams of each other. Here’s how: The two poems above each have the form of a classical English sonnet with fourteen lines of iambic pentameter and a rhyme scheme of abab [...]

The Number of the Day: 19

Rappers and poets take note: Most people have heard there are no words that rhyme with “orange.” But according to Dictionary.com, there are 19 words in the English language that have no perfect rhyme. Related Fact: The words are angst, bulb, cusp, film, gulf, kiln, oblige, opus, orange, pint, plankton, rhythm, silver, yttrium, depth, breadth, [...]

Three Blind Mice Equation

Eric Miller created this nifty equation of the nursery rhyme Three Blind Mice for a toy shop. See more at Ads of the World: Link

10 Nursery Rhymes and Their Origins

What child doesn’t love nursery rhymes? It is this love which has allowed so many of these tales to survive hundreds of years. While many nursery rhymes are innocent stories, some contain morals and others have sinister or political underlying meanings. This list looks at ten popular nursery rhymes and their origins (or speculated origins). 10 Humpty [...]