peculiar limericks

Has anyone else noticed that nothing rhymes with peculiar?

I actually searched the interweb for words that could rhyme.  I don’t know why exactly, but I was thinking of writing a limerick for the daily prompt and I simply can not do it.

It is beyond annoying that I can not do what I wanted to do.  It’s peculiar, actually.

These are a few of the suggestions for “almost rhymes”…I don’t like “almost rhymes, they don’t rhyme at all….any way here is what I was given:

interlobular  (say what?)

juxtaglomerular (Dear LORD what a word!)

Julian  (JULIAN? That isn’t even close!)

Corbusier  (now that word is pronounced “cor-bus-ee-a” how does THAT come close?)

Cuellar OK, cuellar goes just a bit too far. Pronounced “Quay YAR”. How in heck does that even come close to peculiar?  Has the world gone mad?

I give up.  Yes, I know, I know…it is extremely peculiar for me to give up, but that is exactly what I am doing. I figure that there are so many other PRODUCTIVE things I could be doing that mucking about with non-rhymes just doesn’t cut it.

 

9 thoughts on “peculiar limericks

  1. Will any of these words work for you: were, cooler, failure, junior, lunar, ruler, computer, earlier, familiar, Julia, nuclear, tubular, hallelujah and unfamiliar?

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    1. oh heck no…i have lost the desire to even contemplate a limerick now. sigh..but thanks for trying to help.

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  2. I’ve seen some of those almost rhyme words, and you’re right, they don’t even come close to it. Some of those words are just outlandish in the first place. Every day I see the daily prompt word, and want to do it, but can never think of a thing to say about it. I like reading yours. 🙂

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  3. It is impossible. Best my feeble attempt could come up with is SECULAR.Of course you would have to somehow mispronounce one of the two words to get it close.

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    1. I Know, right? it is annoying. funny…and it makes me laugh,m but still annoying!

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  4. I once met a lad so peculiar
    His uncle was somehow his junior
    Contemplating an earlier failure
    His relatives seemed very familiar

    Stupid but hey, I did it

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  5. There once was a boy so peculiar
    His uncle was somehow his junior
    While contemplating earlier failure
    Found family was quite unfamiliar.

    Maybe stupid but hey, I did it

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    1. ya know….it is almost annoying when someone writes a better limerick than I can! rofl

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