Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Jazz

2015 03 31 "Jazz" #OW

Jazz is an American form of music.

Jazz sounds like John Coltrane and Miles Davis.

Rhymes with Jazz:  as, Boaz, whereas has topaz razz razzmatazz Alcatraz bizzazz, pizzazz

Some folks don't like Jazz
Say it's got too much razzmatazz
Those folks can kiss my azz
'Cuz I say jazz has pizzazz!

Monday, March 30, 2015

Maize

2015 03 30 "Maize" #OW

Maize: your people call it corn.

Maize looks like corn.

Maize sounds like corn.

Maize smells like corn.

Maize feels like corn.

Maize tastes like corn.

Rhymes with : Bordelaise, lase, lays, laze, malaise, amaze, bemaze, maze, mizmaze, wondermaze béarnaise, lyonnaise, mayonnaise, naze, polonaise A appraise, B bepraise, D dispraise, O overpraise, KR chrysoprase, PR praise, prase, R reappraise, repraise, S self-praise, U underpraise, unpraise E erase, x-rays, G gamma rays, M morays, mores, R raise, rase, rays, raze, reraise, rerase, reraze, U unraise, unrase, unraze, upraise écossaise chaise stays vase edgeways, endways, lengthways, leastways, longways, always, sideways,wase, ways Marseillaise

Back in the good old days I'd enjoy some Maize
on the cobb -- oh, I'd sing in praise
of Maize even while I'd disparage mayonnaise
for its high calorie count, but now I've mayo's a good source of protein so I've had to reappraise
and now you'll find both Maize AND Mayonnaise in my salad these days.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Blaze

2015 03 29 "Blaze" #OW

Blaze refers to fire.

Blaze looks like red and yellow (sometimes blue) superheated plasma consuming everything it can.

Blaze sounds like the crackling of firewood in the fireplace.

Blaze smells like smoke and ash rising in the air.

Blaze feels like your skin boiling and crackling as it burns away.

Blaze tastes like roasted toasted marshmallows on sticks.

Rhymes with :  baize, bays ablaze, beacon emblaze, outblaze, upblaze braise, braze adaze, bedaze, days, daze, hollandaise, nowadays, oxidase, thenadays drays anaphase, diphase, faze, phase, metaphase, polyphase, prophase, telephase flays, reflays fraise, phrase, metaphrase, paraphrase,rephrase, unphrase gaze, ingaze, outgaze, stargaze, upgaze  glaze, overglaze, underglaze, unglaze, reglaze graze haze ukase clays craze, sucrase

That five-alarm fire sure was some blaze!
Now our city is completely different than it was in pre-fire days
The smoky stumps of the burned-out trees add to the lazy haze
If I'd known the town was going to be a barbecue I'd've brought some hollandaise!

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Wave

2015 03 28 "Wave" #OW

Wave is a movement of water over the ocean.

Wave looks like

Wave sounds like

Wave smells like

Wave feels like

Wave tastes like

Rhymes with Wave:  belave, lave, unlave antenave, knave, nave impave, pave, repave, unpave deprave rave save aftershave, shave, spokeshave beslave, enslave, galley slave, slave, wage slave stave suave they’ve thrave architrave, trave microwave, shortwave, tidal wave, waive

Come with me -- we'll catch a wave
The salt water is my aftershave
Forget our troubles -- let's misbehave
Take a minivacation from being a wage slave!

Friday, March 27, 2015

Grave

2015 03 27 "Grave" #OW

Grave is a place to bury a body.

Grave looks like a rectangular hole in the ground or a plot of grass with a marker.

Grave sounds like a scary Halloween record.

Grave smells like dirt and worms.

Grave feels like death.

Grave tastes like ashes.

Rhymes with Grave:  brave, outbrave forgave, gave, misgave glaive, portglaive burgrave, engrave, photograve, ingrave, landgrave, margrave, ungrave, waldgrave behave, misbehave biconcave, encave, concave, cave angusticlave, exclave, enclave, conclave, autoclave crave quave

I watched them put you in your grave
I didn't run away -- I stuck around -- I was brave
I remembered that time I hurt you -- so glad you forgave
But it's so hard to go on -- just want to lie in a cave.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Bath

2015 03 26 "Bath" #OW

Bath is a means of cleaning oneself, usually in a tub of water.

Bath looks like a big white tub full of water and maybe bubbles.

Bath sounds like water splashing.

Bath smells like soap and shampoo.

Bath feels like heat or cold, depending on the temperature of the water, plus the slimy feel of the soap suds as you slather your body and hair.

Bath tastes like soapy water.  Yuch!

Rhymes with Bath:  Gath hath lath aftermath, philomath, math, opsimath, polymath chaetognath, plectognath allopath, bridle path, footpath, physiopath, homeopath, naturopath, neuropath, osteopath, path, psychopath, sociopath rath, wrath snath

I'm saving up the hot water to take a hot bath
Don't use up my hot water unless you like Grapes -- Grapes of Wrath!
Surely your life would be forever changed in the after math
Check yourself before you wreck yourself -- take another path!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Splat

2015 03 25 "Splat" #OW

Splat is the sound a falling object makes when it hits the ground.

Splat looks like a tomato hitting the sidewalk.

Splat sounds like a wet splooshy sound.

Splat smells like death by gravity.

Splat feels like teen spirit.

Splat tastes like ketchup.

Rhymes with Splat:  slat spat sprat, Jack Spratt A aerostat, B barostat, F photostat, H heliostat, haemostat, hydrostat, K chemostat, KL clinostat, P pyrostat, R rheostat, TH thermostat aegrotat, habitat, ratatat, ratatattat, tit-for-tat, tat cravat, savate, vat xat

If I hadn't gotten drunk before skiing maybe I wouldn't have gone splat.
But that's life -- you learn from this, or you learn from that
Just like a big woman needs to find her Jack Sprat
Anyway, it doesn't matter -- I'm still ONE  --- COOL -- CAT.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Laundromat

2015 03 24 "Laundromat" #OW

Laundromat is a place for doing laundry with coin-operated washers and dryers.

Laundromat looks like a room crowded with washers and dryers, with some chairs and folding tables.

Laundromat sounds like the noises made by washers and dryers.

Laundromat smells like dirty laundry, detergent and fabric softener being heated by the dryers.

Laundromat feels like a bus station.

Laundromat tastes like beer, if it's a Suds and Duds.

Rhymes with :  anastigmat, diplomat, doormat, format, mat, matte, automat assignat, gnat bepat, cowpat, pat, patte, pit-a-pat plait, plat, Platte dandiprat, prat Ararat, rat, muskrat, Surat, water rat, ziggurat Intelsat, comsat, sat shat scat, skat

I never drank beer at the laundromat
Might've got too drunk and fell down like a floormat
Wet myself or worse, drop a cowpat
Hit my head on the curb and become dinner for a rat.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Tophat

2015 03 23 "Tophat" #OW

Tophat is formal wear, usually black and tall with a brim.

Tophat looks like something a rich dude would put on his head.

Tophat sounds like, "Putting on the Ritz."

Tophat smells like champagne and caviar.

Tophat feels like money.

Tophat tastes like felt.

Rhymes with Tophat:  dis and dat, concordat drat butterfat, fat, marrowfat aflat, flat frat begat, forgat, gat, nougat glatt hat, high-hat, sunhat, unhat B bearcat, bobcat, F fatcat, H hellcat, hepcat, K cat, kat, kitty-cat, cool cat, KR Krazy Kat, M Magnificat, meerkat, mudcat, muscat, P polecat, pussycat, R requiescat, S civet cat, T tabby cat, tipcat, tomcat, W wildcat A aristocrat, B bureaucrat, D democrat, Democrat, H hierocrat, I isocrat, J gerontocrat, gynaeocrat, M meritocrat, monocrat, nomocrat, O ochiocrat, autocrat, P pantisocrat, pornocrat, PL plutocrat, R rheocrat, T technocrat, timocrat, ptochocrat, TH theocrat lat, cervelat

Never been one to wear a tophat
You'd as likely see me wear a tabby cat
When I dress up I wear dis and date.
But you'll never mistake me for a fatcat.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Lariat

2015 03 22 "Lariat" #OW

Lariat is a rope used to lasso sheep or goats or bad guys in the Wild West.

Lariat looks like Wonder Woman's golden lasso.

Lariat sounds like, "Hee-yaw!"

Lariat smells like the great outdoors.

Lariat feels like thick string crushing your ribs.

Lariat tastes like rope.

Rhymes with : A at, D Duat, H hereat, HW whereat, K caveat, commissariat, KR croat, PR proletariat, S salariat, secretariat, TH thereat A acrobat, B bat, bullbat, BR brickbat, D dingbat, E esbat, FL flitterbat, FR fruitbat, H hurlbat, K combat, N numbat, S sabbat, W wombat blat brat, firebrat backchat, chat, chitchat, fallowchat, furze-chat, grasschat, whinchat, stonechat, woodchat, waterchat, yellow-breasted chat

Careful with that lariat
Your opponent might come at you with a baseball bat.
Or you could get a reputation as a rope-wieldin' brat
Don't start none won't be none -- face it, you're not made for combat.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Crate

2015 03 21 "Crate" #OW

Crate

Crate looks like

Crate sounds like

Crate smells like

Crate feels like

Crate tastes like

Rhymes with : deconsecrate, desecrate, execrate, consecrate, obsecrate, krait, recrate, uncrate antiquate, equate, liquate, torquate  A absquatulate, adulate, accumulate,alveolate, ambulate, angulate, annihilate, annulate, apostolate, articulate, assibilate, acidulate, assimilate, B barbellate, belate, bimaculate, binoculate, D deescalate, defloculate, decollate, delate, depilate, depopulate, depucelate, desolate, dilate, disarticulate, discombobulate, dissimilate, dissimulate, E ejaculate, exoculate, expostulate, exsibilate, extrapolate, exungulate, elate, emasculate, emulate, encapsulate, epilate, escalate, ethylate, etiolate, F faveolate, fellate, phenolate, foliolate, formulate, funambulate

I found an old shoe in a crate
If I'd only found it's mate that would have been great
I salvaged the lace and threw the shoe I way but one lace seems desolate
I'm working on a plane for that one lace -- and when I formulate it that's a plan the world will want to emulate.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Obfuscate

2015 03 20 "Obfuscate" #OW

To Obfuscate is to conceal.

Rhymes with : nidificate, nostrificate, authenticate, P pontificate, PL placate, PR predicate, prefabricate, prevaricate, prognosticate, R radicate, rededicate, reduplicate, relocate, resiccate, reciprocate, revindicate, rubricate, rusticate, S syllabicate, syndicate, silicate, sophisticate, suffocate, sulcate, supplicate, suricate, SK scholasticate, SP spiflicate, T tunicate, TR translocate, U urticate, V vacate, vellicate, vesicate, vindicate

I don't mean to obfuscate
My feelings -- I wish to vacate
You're hot -- you're cold -- you live to vacillate
I'll end here -- not gonna pontificate.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Quadruplicate

2015 03 19 "Quadruplicate" #OW

Quadruplicate means to make four copies of something.

Rhymes with : fornicate, H hypothecate, I imbricate, implicate, imprecate, improlificate, indicate, infuscate, inculcate, intoxicate, invocate, irradicate, K Californicate, canonicate, collocate, communicate, complicate, confiscate, conspurcate, corticate, coruscate, KW quintuplicate, L locate, loricate, lubricate, M masticate, medicate, mendicate, metricate, multiplicate, muricate

Three copies aint enough!  Sign that contract in quadruplicate!
Add one more -- make it quintuplicate!
If your hand gets sore, feel free to self-medicate
And then sign another one -- Why do one when you can do it in multiplicate?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Grate

2015 03 18 "Grate" #OW

Grate refers to a covering, such as a grill cover or sewer grate, which allows liquids and small items to pass through, but keeps larger items out.

Grate looks like small metal bars.

Grate sounds like water draining into the sewer.

Grate smells like leaves and trash.

Grate feels like hard metal meant to keep you out of the sewer.

Grate tastes like something you shouldn't put in your mouth.

Rhymes with Grate: denigrate, disintegrate, emigrate, great, immigrate, ingrate, integrate, migrate, redintegrate, regrate, transmigrate hate, self-hate A abdicate, ablocate, adjudicate, advocate, allocate, altercate, applicate, apricate, B bifurcate, bisulcate, D dedicate, defecate, decorticate, delicate, demarcate, deprecate, desecate, desiccate, detoxicate, diagnosticate, dislocate, divaricate, domesticate, duplicate, E educate, excommunicate, expiscate, explicate, exsiccate, extricate, equivocate, elasticate, embrocate, eradicate

I tripped and would have fallen into the sewer if it weren't for that grate
I appreciate that grate -- I think it's great!
I hope that all the sewers of the world share that grate's duplicate
If your king's too cheap to install grates that fool should abdicate!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Fate

2015 03 17 "Fate" #OW

Fate is an abstract concept relating to one's future or destiny.

Fate looks like Scrooge's tombstone in "A Christmas Carol."

Fate sounds like the end of the line.

Fate smells like the musk of the grave.

Fate feels like a theater curtain dropping hard.

Fate tastes like dirt and marble.

Rhymes with : dehydrate, fete, caliphate deflate, efflate, inflate, conflate, sufflate affreight, freight  A ablegate, abnegate, abrogate, aggregate, arrogate, B billingsgate, D delegate,derogate, desegregate, disgregate, divagate, E expurgate, extravagate, erugate, F fumigate, fustigate, FL floodgate, G gait, gate, H homologate, I instigate, interrogate, investigate, irrigate, irrugate, K castigate, colligate, congregate, conjugate, corrugate, L levigate, litigate, M mitigate, N navigate, negate, O objurgate, obligate, obrogate, PR promulgate, propagate, R relegate, religate, runagate, S seagate, segregate, sejugate, circumnavigate, subjugate, subrogate, suffumigate, supererogate, T tailgate, V variegate, vitiligate, vulgate, W Watergate

Just lie back and accept your Fate
It's far too late to negotiate
This is an issue you cannot circumnavigate
You're pregnant, girl, and your cervix is fixin' to dilate...

Monday, March 16, 2015

Bait

2015 03 16 "Bait" #OW

Bait is something you use to attract a predator, such as a worm to catch fish.

Bait looks like a worm or tasty grubs.

Bait sounds like the screams that a worm makes when you place it on hook.

Bait smells like dirt and wet slime.

Bait feels like a wriggly worm.

Bait tastes like chicken.

Rhymes with Bait:  A abate, approbate, acerbate, B bait, bate, bilobate, hypnobate, D debate, E exacerbate, HW whitebait, I incubate, K cohobate, conglobate, KR crowbait, L lowbait, M makebate, masturbate, PR probate, rebate, reprobate, S celibate, ST stereobate, stylobate  blate  elucubrate, invertebrate, calibrate, lucubrate, obtenebrate, palpebrate, celebrate, cerebrate, vertebrate  A accommodate, afterdate, antedate, BL blind date, D date, decaudate, denudate, depredate, dilapidate, double date, Dutch date, E exheredate, elucidate, FL fluoridate, GR gradate, I ingravidate, inlapidate, interdate, intimidate, inundate, invalidate, K candidate, consolidate, cuspidate, KL chlamydate, L lapidate, liquidate, M misdate, O oxidate, outdate, P postdate, PR predate, R redate, rhipidate, S sedate, V validate, vanadate

I baited my hook with fresh bait
Now I just sit back and wait
Now about the best way to catch a fish some folks will debate
But I'm just here chillin', all relaxed and sedate.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Retaliate

2015 03 15 "Retaliate" #OW

To retaliate is to seek revenge for some slight.

Rhymes with Retaliate: opiate, aureate, overate, P palliate, permeate, perpetuate, pileate, poet laureate, pogoniate, potentiate, punctuate, PR professoriate, procreate, propitiate, provinciate, R radiate, recreate, remediate, renegotiate, repatriate, repudiate,  S sagaciate, satiate, seriate, sinuate, circumstantiate, situate, substantiate, superannuate, SP spoliate, T tenuate, tertiate, toluate, TR transsubstantiate, U uncreate, V vacuate, valuate, variate, vicariate, vitiate

Oooooh, I can't wait to retaliate!
I'm so mad I can feel my pupils dilate
When it comes to giving you pain consider me your poet laureate
I'll tear you down, rip you apart -- your lungs I'll punctuate!

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Crate

2015 03 14 "Crate" #OW

Crate is a container (usually wooden) for storing stuff, usually for transport.

Crate looks like a box.

Crate sounds like wood dropping on the floor with stuff jostling around inside.

Crate smells like wood and whatever is being stored.

Crate feels like a solid box, though some crates are flimsy.

Crate tastes like oranges or tangerines or whatever other produce is in the crate.

Rhymes with Crate: habituate, humiliate, I ideate, immateriate, impropriate, inchoate, increate, individuate, inebriate, infatuate, infuriate, ingratiate, initiate, insatiate, insinuate, insantiate, irradiate, K chalybeate, calumniate, caseate, cochleate, conciliate, consociate, KR create, KW quadrifoliate, L labiate, laciniate, lixiviate, lineolate, licentiate, luxuriate, M maleate, marsupiate, mediate, menstruate, miscreate, N negotiate, nauseate, novitiate, nucleate, O obganiate, obviate, officiate, oleate

I dropped the crate
That's just great! 
The bottle of booze I broke was gonna help me inebriate
Myself -- the drunken haze is what I need to help me create!

Friday, March 13, 2015

Graduate

2015 03 13 "Graduate" #OW

Graduate is a person who completes a course of study (for example, high school or college).

Graduate looks like a dork wearing a dress and a square hat with a ribbon on it.

Graduate sounds like, "Oh!  My student loan debt is killing me!"

Graduate smells like teen spirit.

Graduate feels like a sense of accomplishment.

Graduate tastes like chicken.

Rhymes with Graduate: effectuate, exfodiate, exfoliate, excalceate, excruciate, expropriate, enucleate, enunciate, eradiate, evacuate, evaluate, eventuate, excoriate, expatiate, expatriate, expiate, extenuate, exuviate, F fasciate, figure-eight, filiate, foliate, FL floriate, fluctuate, FR free-associate, fructuate, GL gladiate, glaciate

Oh, look at that graduate
Who went to school and learned to enunciate
Now she can draw a figure-eight
When she's spitting rhymes she likes to free-associate

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Eight

2015 03 12 "Eight" #OW

Eight is the numeral after seven and before nine.

Eight  looks like 8.

Eight sounds like, "aayt."

Eight smells like twice as much as four.

Eight feels like infinity if it falls over.

Eight tastes like chicken.

Rhymes with Eight: A ate, ait, eyot, abbreviate, absinthiate, affiliate, accentuate, actuate, aculeate, alleviate, ammoniate, ampliate, annunciate, appreciate, appropriate, asphyxiate, associate, attenuate, aviate, B benzoate, bifoliate, BR brachiate, D debulliate, defoliate, delineate, denunciate, depreciate, deviate, differentiate, dimidiate, disaffiliate, disambiguate, disassociate, discalceate, dissociate

To buy low and sell high say you buy at eight
Be patient let the stock go higher, son -- wait!
But if the market turns against you sell -- don't let it depreciate!
When you make your fortune my advice you will appreciate.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Vast

2015 03 11 "Vast" #OW

Vast is a wide open space.

Rhymes with Vast: opencast, outcast, overcast, PR precast, R recast, rough-cast, S simulcast, SP sportscast, T telecast, typecast, U undercast, under-caste, upcast, W wormcast KLAST iconoclast, idoloclast, classed, osteoclast, outclassed, reclassed, theoclast, unclassed LAST agelast, ballast, last, oblast, outlast, portlast MAST A amassed, D dismast, durmast, F foremast, G gynecomast, H half-mast, J jiggermast, jury mast, M mainmast, massed, mast, mizzen mast, R remassed, remast, T topmast, U unmassed, unmast NAST dynast, gymnast, nast PAST passed, past, repassed, repast, surpassed, trispast, unsurpassed PLAST leucoplast, chloroplast, metaplast, protoplast RAST harassed, pederast SAST sassed, resassed SNAST snast SPAST antispast, trispast TAST fantast, phantast, peltast TRAST contrast VAST avast, devast

The sky is vast
The blueness with clouds of white or grey or black for contrast
It's a good day for a sportscast
If your team plays my team they're sure to be outclassed.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Overcast

2015 03 10 "Overcast" #OW

Overcast refers to a cloudy day when rain or other precipitation seems imminent.

Overcast looks like a sky full of dark clouds.

Overcast sounds like thunder rumbling in the distance.

Overcast smells like pre-rain.

Overcast feels like impending rain.

Overcast tastes like rain drops.

Rhymes with Overcast: opencast, outcast, PR precast, R recast, rough-cast, S simulcast, SP sportscast, T telecast, typecast, U undercast, under-caste, upcast, W wormcast KLAST iconoclast, idoloclast, classed, osteoclast, outclassed, reclassed, theoclast, unclassed LAST agelast, ballast, last, oblast, outlast, portlast MAST A amassed, D dismast, durmast, F foremast, G gynecomast, H half-mast, J jiggermast, jury mast, M mainmast, massed, mast, mizzen mast, R remassed, remast, T topmast, U unmassed, unmast

The sky is overcast
This wasn't in the forecast!
It's gonna ruin the sportscast
Not to mention the game!  It's a shame 'cause we have our opponents outclassed!

Monday, March 09, 2015

Ecdysiast

2015 03 09 "Ecdysiast" #OW

Ecdysiast is a pole dancer.

Ecdysiast looks like a beautiful young woman dancing around a pole.

Ecdysiast sounds like "brown-chicken-brown-cow."

Ecdysiast smells like sweat and perfume.

Ecdysiast feels like the gyrations of the bass.

Ecdysiast tastes like chicken.

Rhymes with Ecdysiast: AST bucoliast, ecclesiast, elegiast, encomiast, enthusiast, gymnasiast, orgiast, scholiast, symposiast, cineast, tight-assed BAST bast, bombast BLAST blast, erythroblast, counterblast, lymphoblast, mesoblast, neuroblast, osteoblast, sandblast, stormblast DAST dast FAST Belfast, breakfast, emberfast, fast, handfast, headfast, holdfast, colorfast, makefast, sitfast, sunfast, steadfast, unfast FNAST fnast FRAST metaphrast, paraphrast GAST aghast, flabbergast, gassed, gast HAST hast KAST BR broadcast, D dicast, die-cast, downcast, F forecast, H half-caste, highcaste, K cablecast, cast, caste, L low-caste, M miscast, molecast, N newscast

Oh, what a lovely Ecdysiast!
She'd look good leading the local newscast.
She's so fit she could be a gymnast
When it comes to her I'm an enthusiast!

Sunday, March 08, 2015

After-taste

2015 03 08 "After-taste" #OW

After-taste is the taste that remains after you consume food or drink (usually from artificial sweeteners or substandard ingredients).

After-taste looks like Tab or Fresca or some other diet soda from the 70s.

After-taste sounds like, "Yuck!  That's awful!"

After-taste smells like poor quality ingredients.

After-taste feels like a burn in the back of your throat.

After-taste tastes like a misguided echo of the food or drink you WISH you were consuming.

Rhymes with After-taste: disgraced, graced, undisgraced, ungraced, well-graced haste, posthaste encased, cased, uncased enlaced, interlaced, laced, relaced, straitlaced, unlaced grimaced impaste, leaden-paced, outpaced, paced, paste, slow-paced, snail-paced, toothpaste, thorough-paced displaced, misplaced, placed, replaced, unplaced snaste interspaced, spaced, respaced, unspaced distaste, foretaste, taste retraced, traced, untraced pantywaist, waist, waste

Gah!  I can't stand that aftertaste!
Quick! Bring me some toothpaste.
I'm throwing this crap out -- don't tell me about waste!
Don't tell me about weight-loss benefits -- I'd rather have real sugar around my waist.

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Freckle-faced

2015 03 07 "Freckle-faced" #OW

Freckle-faced refers to someone with freckles on their face.

Freckle-faced looks like the Big Dipper or whatever else you can find if you play connect the dots.

Freckle-faced sounds like a whiner: "Oh!  I have freckles on my face!  Boo hoo!"

Freckle-faced smells like flesh.

Freckle-faced feels like flesh.

Freckle-faced tastes like chicken.

Rhymes with Freckle-faced: H hard-faced, hatchetfaced,
horse-faced, HW whey-faced, J
Janus-faced, KL clean-faced, L lean-faced,
lily-faced, M mottle-faced, P pale-faced,
paper-faced, pie-faced, pickle-faced, pimple-
faced, pippin-faced, pudding-faced,
pug-faced, PL platter-faced, plump-faced,
R refaced, S spoon-faced, SH shamefaced,
shitfaced, SM smooth-faced, smug-faced, T
tallow-faced, two-faced, TR triple-faced,
U undefaced, unshamefaced, V vinegarfaced,
W weasel-faced, wizen-faced

Don't worry that you're freckle-faced
You'll have bigger problems when you're wizen-faced
When you're a teen you were pimple-faced
Just edit your selfies in Photoshop till your freckles are erased...

Friday, March 06, 2015

Eight

2015 03 06 "Eight" #OW

Eight is the numeral after seven and before nine.

Eight looks like xxxxxxxx

Eight sounds like "ate".

Eight smells like whatever 8 of a particular thing smells like.

Eight feels like 2/3 of a dozen.

Eight tastes like too much for one meal.

Rhymes with Eight: A ate, ait, eyot, abbreviate,
absinthiate, affiliate, accentuate, actuate,
aculeate, alleviate, ammoniate, ampliate,
annunciate, appreciate, appropriate,
asphyxiate, associate, attenuate, aviate,
B benzoate, bifoliate, BR brachiate, D
debulliate, defoliate, delineate, denunciate,
depreciate, deviate, differentiate,
dimidiate, disaffiliate, disambiguate,
disassociate, discalceate, dissociate, E
effectuate, exfodiate, exfoliate, excalceate,
excruciate, expropriate, enucleate, enunciate,
eradiate, evacuate, evaluate, eventuate,
excoriate, expatiate, expatriate,
expiate, extenuate, exuviate, F fasciate,
figure-eight, filiate, foliate, FL floriate,
fluctuate, FR free-associate, fructuate,
GL gladiate, glaciate, GR graduate

There are so few songs about the number eight
There should be more -- "8 Days a Week" is So Great!
Maybe I'll add to the list after I free-associate
Come up with seven more song titles to enumerate...

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Mainmast

2015 03 05 "Mainmast"  #OW

Mainmast is the piece of wood or metal or the like that holds the largest sail on a boat (it can hold other sails as well)

Mainmast looks like a large pole.

Mainmast sounds like wood bending and creaking in the breeze.

Mainmast smells like salt water.

Mainmast feels like a mighty oak.

Mainmast tastes like wood or metal.

Rhymes with Mainmast: opencast, outcast, overcast, PR precast, R recast, rough-cast, S simulcast, SP sportscast, T telecast, typecast, U undercast, under-caste, upcast, W wormcast KLAST iconoclast, idoloclast, classed, osteoclast, outclassed, reclassed, theoclast, unclassed LAST agelast, ballast, last, oblast, outlast, portlast MAST A amassed, D dismast, durmast, F foremast, G gynecomast, H half-mast, J jiggermast, jury mast, massed, mast, mizzen mast, R remassed, remast, T topmast, U unmassed, unmast NAST dynast, gymnast, nast PAST passed, past, repassed, repast, surpassed, trispast, unsurpassed PLAST leucoplast, chloroplast, metaplast, protoplast RAST harassed, pederast SAST sassed, resassed SNAST snast SPAST antispast, trispast TAST fantast, phantast, peltast TRAST contrast VAST avast, devast, vast

Run the sail up the mainmast
We'll sail this ocean no matter how vast
I like to feel the wind blow -- I like to go fast
I love rough seas and the skies overcast!

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Enthusiast

2015 03 04 "Enthusiast" #OW

An enthusiast is someone who really likes something.

Rhymes with Enthusiast: AST bucoliast, ecdysiast, ecclesiast, elegiast, encomiast, gymnasiast, orgiast, scholiast, symposiast, cineast, tight-assed BAST bast, bombast BLAST blast, erythroblast, counterblast, lymphoblast, mesoblast, neuroblast, osteoblast, sandblast, stormblast DAST dast FAST Belfast, breakfast, emberfast, fast, handfast, headfast, holdfast, colorfast, makefast, sitfast, sunfast, steadfast, unfast FRAST metaphrast, paraphrast GAST aghast, flabbergast, gassed, gast HAST hast KAST BR broadcast, D dicast, die-cast, downcast, F forecast, H half-caste, highcaste, K cablecast, cast, caste, L low-caste, M miscast, molecast, N newscast,

When it comes to you I'm an enthusiast
I'm telling you straight-up, with no bombast
You and me together making things great is my forecast
I'll be your faithful friend forever steadfast

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Toothpaste

2015 03 03 "Toothpaste" #OW

Toothpaste is a compound used for cleaning teeth.

Toothpaste looks like a short worm as you squeeze it out of the tube.

Toothpaste sounds like brushing your teeth.

Toothpaste smells minty or mediciny.

Toothpaste feels like the brush as it scrapes your gums.

Toothpaste tastes like mint.

Rhymes with Toothpaste: disgraced, graced, undisgraced, ungraced, well-graced haste, posthaste encased, cased, uncased enlaced, interlaced, laced, relaced, straitlaced, unlaced grimaced impaste, leaden-paced, outpaced, paced, paste, slow-paced, snail-paced, thorough-paced displaced, misplaced, placed, replaced, unplaced snaste interspaced, spaced, respaced, unspaced after-taste, distaste, foretaste, taste retraced, traced, untraced pantywaist, waist, waste

Don't use my toothbrush but you may borrow my toothpaste
Take your time brushing because haste makes waste
Don't worry if you make a mess -- don't be so straitlaced
Remember if you lose a tooth -- it can't be replaced!

Monday, March 02, 2015

Angel-faced

2015 03 02 "Angel-faced" #OW

Angel-faced refers to someone with beautiful facial features.

Angel-faced looks like an angel.

Angel-faced sounds like harps playing and choirs singing.

Angel-faced smells like marshmallows and fairy dust.

Angel-faced feels like heaven.

Angel-faced tastes like chicken.

Rhymes with Angel-faced:  aced abased, based, baste, debased, lambaste, self-abased  braced, embraced, unbraced, unembraced  chased, chaste, unchased, unchaste  apple-faced, B babyfaced, baldfaced, barefaced, bold-faced, BR brazen-faced, D defaced, dirty-faced, dish-faced, doughfaced, double-faced, E effaced, F faced, furrow-faced

Oh, look at you -- so pretty -- angel-faced
You're as cruel as you wanna be -- all your sins erased
You're a wanton libertine -- but people think you're chaste
And the lies you tell -- baldfaced!

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Asp

2015 03 01 "Asp" #OW

Asp is a snake.

Asp looks like a snake.

Asp sounds like, "Ssssssss."

Asp smells like reptile.

Asp feels like a slithering scaly rope.

Asp tastes like chicken.

Rhymes with Asp: GASP agasp, gasp GRASP engrasp, grasp HASP hasp, rehasp, unhasp KLASP enclasp, handclasp, clasp, reclasp, unclasp RASP rasp

I let out a gasp when I saw that asp!
I could've reached out and touched it but I didn't want it in my grasp!
Quick! Put it in an asp-proof cage and close that clasp
An asp wasn't what I was praying to see -- I was admiring your asS!