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~ Tuesday, September 24, 2002
 
IRISH HEAVYWEIGHT RHYMING

Rhymes from Opera Et Cetera by Ciaran Carson

1 AWOL / narwhal
2 syllabub / Beelzebub
3 La Cucuracha / Appalachia
4 boomeranged / meringue
5 low-key / synedoche
6 barricade / orangeade
7 Sherlock / Bartok
8 buttonhole / Charles de Gaulle
9 fingerbowl / rigmarole
10 kazoo / Belfast Zoo
11 Lima beans / hashasheens
12 herringbone / Twilight Zone

Rhymes from Hay by Paul Muldoon

1 razzle-dazzle / Yggdrasill
2 clapiers / coolibars
3 Fionnuala / vanilla
4 psoriasis / Xerxes
5 Tuaregs / wether-tegs
6 Canada geese / trouser crease
7 Volvo / alfalfa
8 mittens / frost-bitten
9 cardboard box / Ultravox
10 Citadel / Dettol
11 cloudier / pig-gelder
12 Consulate / consolette

So who has the blooody nose?

Source: Opera Et Cetera (Bloodaxe) and Hay (Faber)

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