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Useful And Fantastic: Rimes With Reason

Come on now! Flex your spelling muscles on these rhymes presented by Val Yule.

A teacher whose spelling’s unique
Thus wrote down the days of the wique
The first he spelt ‘Sonday’
the second day ‘Munday’
And now a new teacher they sique.

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There was a young girl in the choir
Whose voice rose hoir and hoir
Till it reached such a height
It arose out of seight
And was found the next day on the spoir

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A merchant addressing a debtor
Remarked in the course of his lebtor
That he chose to suppose
A man knose what he ose
And the sooner he pays it the bebtor.

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A wise old owl lived in an oak
The more he saw the less he spoak
The less he spoak the more he heard
Why cant we be like that old beard.

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There was a young lady on skis
who went down the hil on her knis
Was it fortune or chance
That her navy blue pance
Held together or did they just fris?

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Scoundrels cut off a Chinaman’s queue
And were painting his head a bright blueue
But the Chinaman said
As they daubed at his haid
“When I sueue yueue, yueue’ll rueue what yueue dueue.”

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A gallant young man of Duqeusne
Went home with a girl in the ruesne
She said with a sigh
I wonder when Igh
Shall see such a rain-beau aguesne.

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There was a young lady of Lynn
Who was so exceedingly thynn
That when she essayed
To drink lemonayed
She slipped through the straw and fell ynn.

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