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Old 02-02-2009, 06:06 PM   #1
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What rhymes with octopus?

On a lighter note can anyone think of a word or phrase to rhyme with octopus?
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Old 02-02-2009, 06:26 PM   #2
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A few half-rhyme possibilities to get you started:

actor/doctor/docker/darter/after +
bus/fuss/cuss/plus/thus/truss/us

(Courtesy of http://www.rhymezone.com)
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Old 02-02-2009, 07:04 PM   #3
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platypus rhymes and has the same number of syllables. Then there's the slightly longer hippopotamus. Or as Ogden Nash would have it rhyme:

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THE OCTOPUS
Tell me, O Octopus, I begs
Is those things arms, or is they legs?
I marvel at thee, Octopus;
If I were thou, I'd call me Us.

Then of course, if Google isn't cheating there's the Rhyming Dictionary
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Old 02-02-2009, 07:15 PM   #4
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Wuss, at least that's the only one that I can think of...
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Old 02-02-2009, 07:24 PM   #5
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A few half-rhyme possibilities to get you started:

actor/doctor/docker/darter/after +
bus/fuss/cuss/plus/thus/truss/us

Not quite convinced by actor-bus


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platypus rhymes and has the same number of syllables. Then there's the slightly longer hippopotamus.

Not bad, although I'd prefer not to introduce another animal into a semi-descriptive rhyme about an octopus.


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Then of course, if Google isn't cheating there's the Rhyming Dictionary

Cheating doesn't really come into it. Just my pathological procrastination.
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Old 02-02-2009, 07:29 PM   #6
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Wuss, at least that's the only one that I can think of...

... octopus
... ain't a wuss

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Old 02-03-2009, 07:31 AM   #7
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ridiculous
fabulous
marvelous
fuss
muss
blus ... ter
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Old 02-03-2009, 01:04 PM   #8
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... octopus
... ain't a wuss


cuz i got me a platypus?
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Old 02-04-2009, 12:50 PM   #9
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There once was a very big octopus
who got in a fight with a platypus
though he had more arms
he ran away in alarm
Now everyone thinks he's a wuss.

Doesn't quite work, but if we're looking for rhymes, might as well write limericks .
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Old 02-04-2009, 03:12 PM   #12
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I do testify that some words do rhyme with octopi!
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Old 02-04-2009, 04:58 PM   #13
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With one of his arms a large octopus
who was often thought a bit pompous
said: It's very clever, I think
that I use my own ink
to pen this magnificent opus
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Old 02-04-2009, 07:17 PM   #14
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with one of his arms a large octopus
who was often thought a bit pompous
said: It's very clever, i think
that i use my own ink
to pen this magnificent opus

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Old 02-05-2009, 07:21 PM   #15
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Can't believe I didn't think of this one. The best word that rhymes with octopus is of course HIPHOPOPOTAMUS!

I'm not an Octopus, I'm the Hiphopopotamus.
My rhymes are bottomless, ...
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:36 PM   #16
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There is no mistaking an octopus
for even a small hippopotomus
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Old 02-05-2009, 08:12 PM   #17
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Can't believe I didn't think of this one. The best word that rhymes with octopus is of course HIPHOPOPOTAMUS!

I'm not an Octopus, I'm the Hiphopopotamus.
My rhymes are bottomless, ...

Rhymenoceros would also be acceptable
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Old 02-05-2009, 08:50 PM   #18
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He's scratchin' like an Octopus
His name is the Rhymenoceros
Gettin' booty
Paid in loot
His method is meticulous


(Hmmm maybe not )


Gettin' booty
Paid in loot he
never takes an actor bus?
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Old 02-06-2009, 09:30 AM   #19
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Gettin' booty
Paid in loot he
never takes an actor bus?

Actor bus? Is that anything like the short bus? I'm confused......
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Old 02-06-2009, 02:27 PM   #20
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Actor bus? Is that anything like the short bus? I'm confused......

See post #2 for rhyme pairings. Sorry I don't know what an actor bus is either. How about "He never follows after us"?
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