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The missing link in an orange

Updated on August 22, 2016

The colorful orange has just about it all in it's little life, except for just one little thing in this big world. The orange is a great way to wake up to the world every morning and start your day off right. The orange provides a very good refreshing drink when you are thirsty. The orange fills you up when you are hungry. The orange provides most all of the necessary daily vitamins that your body needs for the day. The orange has been developed into a hand cleaner to clean up the messiest of all messes that we get into. The orange provides a wonderful aroma in the air which is a pleasure to smell. The orange is a great food additive for all kinds of foods, and it is even an ingredient in beer today. The orange comes in many various varieties , and you can even get an orange today in a seedless form. I could go on and on for sometime about just how much there really is to the simple little orange. However there is one thing missing that most other words have no problem finding, and that is that no one has been able to find a single word in the English dictionary that rhymes with the word orange. From Edgar Allen Poe to the great Dr. Seuss, the word orange has been void in poetry around the world. Now if you can think of a word that rhymes with orange, don't be shy and please let us know on this hub what you came up with. But please don't strain your brain trying!

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    • Emily40 profile image

      Emily40 5 years ago

      Oh my lawd my brains are tired. But am gonna keep trying...even if i have to invent a word and get a meaning for it!

      I could have an orange right now sounds so yummy but *sad face* i cant consume anyting with so much acid it just causes another bad painful day for a poor 17 yr old who suffers from more than 1 auto immune disorders.

      Great hub :)

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      Anne 5 years ago from Spain

      Now you´ve got me thinking...can see it´s going to irritate me after a while though.Good brain teaser. Thanks.

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      Jason 5 years ago from Vilonia , Arkansas

      UGGG! My OCD will have me in therapy now after reading this.

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      Sky9106 5 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      Give God the praise . I wrote a comment and forget to post , but all's well ,. It was one of my favorite fruit as a young boy , and still it is today. Good to hear of the Rhyming.

      Great work.

      Bless.

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      Mmargie1966 5 years ago from Gainesville, GA

      Nice! Unique! voted up and interesting!

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      sweetie1 5 years ago from India

      We get many kind of oranges which we call malta, kinno, khatta to name a few and though orange is not my the favourite fruit but we do have them a lot in summers.

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      Carl 6 years ago

      Such a great Hub!

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      youmeget 6 years ago

      derange

      arrange

      baggage

      challenge

      estrange

      exchange

      forage

      porridge

      I can go on and on

      youmeget

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      Maria Janta-Cooper 6 years ago from UK

      I have another one,

      it is a strange exchange

      the orange challenge... :)

      following is

      the revenge

      in the Stonehenge

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      Maria Janta-Cooper 6 years ago from UK

      I think melange (mixture of things) would (could?) work? Orange and melange are of French origin, this is why they don't find many rhymes in English :) Great hub, I love your idea! Thanks.

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      Micky Dee 6 years ago

      One day as I started my repast,

      I started a little too fast.

      I grabbed a beautiful orange orange.

      But did not see the orange syringe.

      Alas - it's the best I could do!

      I'll not eat an orange with an orange syringe, how about you?

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      Wooded 6 years ago

      I'm from Florida and have tried many times - still no luck! Fun hub!

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      Christoph Reilly 6 years ago from St. Louis

      I won't even try, having tried before, though I knew a girl named Angie, whom I was crazy about, and I often wanted "more Ang."

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      f_hruz 6 years ago from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

      we all enjoy an orange

      orange is a good one -

      even for an orangutan ...

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      Jean Bakula 6 years ago from New Jersey

      I love word games, that was a great hub!

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      TheListLady 6 years ago from New York City

      Ooooh so clever. Now I may obsess about this. I think I will have to travel overseas and look for a foreign word that rhymes.

      Great to meet you by the way. Love the hub and the photos. Fun and rated up. I'll follow now! Yay!

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      Karen Wodke 6 years ago from Midwest

      I can only think of false rhymes, but those don't count. Do they? Will you accept porridge? Storage? Flooring? How about flooring for your orange porridge storage? No? Ok, you're right. Those were completely unacceptable and I shouldn't have tried to slide them past you. How about an Australian pronunciation of the word "strange"? Oh, well. I had to try.

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      pennyofheaven 6 years ago from New Zealand

      Fabulous hub! Thanks!

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      loseweightmama 6 years ago from Maine

      Brought back memories of when my kids sprayed orange cleaner all over each other and then screamed for hours because it stung so bad.

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      Ruzica Kozul 6 years ago from Windsor, On, Canada

      Hah, good one!

      Thanks :-)

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      tmbridgeland 6 years ago from Small Town, Illinois

      Strange.

      Grange

      Syringe

      Mange

      Enough?

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      Aris Budianto 6 years ago from Lying along the equator Country

      All about orange, great hub.

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      H P Roychoudhury 6 years ago from Guwahati, India

      The hub is important because Orange is important.

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      clark farley 6 years ago

      damn! (I have hub envy...creative is so cool)

      (I tried...not only to rhyme the damn thing, but to do it in verse...) thank god for the BACK key!

      doesn't the word hinge rhyme with it? or does the ahr (of orange) also have to be included?

      'cellent Hub!

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      lex123 6 years ago

      What about porrange? Won't it rhyme with orange?

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      CheyenneAutumn 6 years ago

      I love the taste of oranges but am allergic to them -- how sad for me. Great post though, made me want to risk the rash!

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      singlmomat52 6 years ago

      YUM!!! i love oranges!! Great Hub!! and don't worry I will not strain my brain as I have already ran into that problem of trying to find a word to rhyme with orange, Lol!!!

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      Kaie Arwen 6 years ago

      Okay, you have me............ can't think of even one. Actually, can't even come close! Kaie

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      possum lover 6 years ago from the backwoods just to the North of South Carolina

      Darn, I was going to say Lozenge. Well too late now, I'll just have to come up with a better one. Have a Happy Possum Day or should I say orange day !!!!!

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      debbiesdailyviews 6 years ago

      I've been racking my brains until it hurt,

      How about Lozenge ? it's about as near as I could get to Orange.

      Still a great ice breaker quest!

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      possum lover 6 years ago from the backwoods just to the North of South Carolina

      It's just going to take a little time, but I will figure out a word that rhymes with orange. Until then, Have a Happy Possum Day !!!!!!!

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      debbiesdailyviews 6 years ago

      Fantastic Hub, not only did you make me thirsty, You got me Thinking, and now I'm Blinking, but at least I'm in great company, with the comment above who wrote a brilliant Hub on Stinking...

      Thank you for following me, and look forward to reading much more from you.

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      Five One Cows 6 years ago from Moo Town

      I give up, and in the words of the great Huffin Puffin Stuff, "Orangie, Porangie who cares."

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      carrie450 6 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

      This made me realize that I really should eat an orange every day. Now my mouth is watering for one.

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      Five One Cows 6 years ago from Moo Town

      I can't think of one single word that rhymes with orange, and I'm from Moo town.

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      erthfrend 6 years ago from Florida

      At this rate, you will catch up to me in no time! You sure come up with interesting ideas to talk about and now you will have me thinking about words that rhyme with orange all day!! Great hub and great info! Another thumbs up from me!