Monthly Archives: July 2013

Single-syllable “Orphans” at WikiRhymer

Some words have no perfect rhymes. At WikiRhymer, we call them “orphans.” (Click here for a detailed discussion on orphans.) If you are writing a song or poem, you may want to avoid ending a line with a word that is an orphan IF YOU INTEND TO LATER RHYME THAT WORD!! There are way too […]

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Important New Features for Pro Users

Hey Pro WikiRhymers: In order to cut down on the amount of scrolling and clicking you need to do to browse WikiRhymer, we have made a few key changes in the last couple of days. First of all, we hope that all of you are aware that the green downward facing caret next to the […]

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What are “Orphans”?

Overview An “orphan” is a word in WikiRhymer that has no PURE rhymes. The classic example of this is the word “orange,” which as most everybody knows, has no pure rhyme. At WikiRhymer, words are always grouped into sets of words that are pure rhymes for each other. The only exception to this are orphans. […]

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WikiRhymer 3.0 Help Video

Hey WikiRhymers: Watch the video below for a brief overview of the new WikiRhymer!

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WikiRhymer 3.0

Hi WikiRhymers: Well, as you have seen, we have overhauled (some might say “keelhauled”) WikiRhymer! (If you are not the reading type and just want to SEE how this works, watch the video below: Why did we do this? Because you asked us to! We did a survey earlier this year (click here for discussion) […]

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Copyright Primer

Poets and songwriters need to be concerned about copyrights, so… A few key points: You have a copyright the moment you finish your song or poem (“work”). I know that may seem bizarre, because most people think you have to DO something proactive to “get” a copyright. What they are confusing is “getting” a copyright […]

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