The Penguin Rhyming Dictionary by Rosalind FergussonThe Penguin Rhyming Dictionary by Rosalind Fergusson

The Penguin Rhyming Dictionary

byRosalind Fergusson, Market House Books Ltd.

Paperback | June 3, 1986

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The Penguin Rhyming Dictionary is an indispensable reference companion for anyone who writes verse - whether lyric poet, songwriter or composer of limericks or jingles. Clearly arranged and easy to use, it offers an astonishing wide range of suggestions for rhyming words, from the common and everyday to the more difficult and obscure.

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Rosalind Fergusson has worked extensively as an editor, lexicographer and writer for over twenty years. Her previous publications include THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF PROVERBS, THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS and CHOOSE YOUR BABY'S NAME. She is currently working on THE PENGUIN DICTIONARY OF ABBREVIATIONS. She is married an...
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Title:The Penguin Rhyming DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 7.78 × 5.08 × 0.99 inPublished:June 3, 1986Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140511369

ISBN - 13:9780140511369

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Penguin Rhyming Dictionary by Rosalind Fergusson is simple to use. About the first 300 pages is the actual rhyming dictionary, while the last 200 pages with lists of words in alphabetical order to help you find the word more easily. It does look difficult to read at first, but it really isn't, because of the way it is organized. There are many words that are uncommon, so in brackets there is a brief explanation beside them, such as a priest in another religion, etc. I have no doubts that this will help me rhyme better!
Date published: 2008-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Up with rhyming As a shoeless poet I love rhyming words and am constantly searching for out of this world words to cement my thoughts and lines into underestandable verse. This treasure has been unbelievably helpful as I so do love words, words, words with the questionable use of expletives in order to get the point across. I shall continue nosing about and make my words sing with the help of this rhyming dictionary.
Date published: 2001-04-05

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If you’re a poet and you know it, then here is an indispensable desk reference tool you cannot afford to be without. The Penguin Rhyming Dictionary by Rosalind Fergusson is a clear, concise and completely easy-to-use volume that proffers a wide range of rhyming suggestions, from traditional and every-day words to completely out-there and infinitely obscure. Poets, songwriters or composers of jingles will benefit from the book that reminds that it’s not a crime to want to rhyme.