Riddle me this
December 14, 2003 10:30 PM   Subscribe

I was told a riddle a few years ago and it's been driving me nuts ever since. Unfortunately, the riddle has become even harder since I don't remember a very important part of it. Since I don't remember it well, it's a two-parter: "_____" rhymes with only three words in the English language. Name them. First, what is the blank word; second, what are the rhyming words. I got two of them right off the bat, but the third one never came to me. Help?
posted by ashbury to Writing & Language (4 answers total)
 
All i can think of is what word ends in 'gry' besides angry and hungry.
posted by vacapinta at 10:40 PM on December 14, 2003


If so the answer is there is no third word: the trick is in the very particular wording of the riddle.
posted by nthdegx at 10:54 PM on December 14, 2003


Faulty memory of mine. That's no riddle! No wonder I never got the answer. Thank you both very much
posted by ashbury at 6:14 AM on December 15, 2003


"Orange" for the first word maybe?
posted by Dr_Octavius at 11:56 AM on December 15, 2003


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