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words that rhyme with banana.

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Subject: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Fergie
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 08:38 PM

I'm working on a song at the moment, when its finished I will sing it on the Paltalk Mudcat sessions, but I need lots of words that rhyme with BANANA, I am looking for suggestions including outlandish and creative ones. I know that mudcatters can help coz you've never let me down before.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: MMario
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 08:48 PM

2 syllables: ana, anna, branna, cana, chana, danna, flanna, frana, ghana, grana, hana, hanna, hannah, jana, janna, kana, khanna, lana, lanna, llana, manna, nana, nanna, rana, sanna, santa, santa's, shana, vana, vanna, vrana

3 syllables: alana, aldana, amana, arana, arcana, arlana, atlanta, avana, bandana, briana, brianna, cabana, campana, deana, deanna, diana, dianna, duana, dulciana, dyana, edana, fianna, fontana, gitana, haldana, havana, heryana, humana, joanna, johanna, jordana, kiana, lacana, lagana, lantana, levana, louanna, luana, luwana, magana, mahannah, mccanna, mckanna, messana, montana, morgana, nervana, nolana, ocana, oksana, pastrana, pestana, philana, piana, piano, pizana, quintana, retana, rexana, rohana, rosanna, roxana, roxanna, saldana, santana, savanna, savannah, shibanna, solana, stevana, susanna, susannah, suzanna, sylvana, terrana, triana, urbana, viana, zambrana, zorana

4 syllables: adriana, andriana, ariana, arianna, caruana, castellana, christiana, christianna, cusiana, genus rana, georgiana, gloriana, ileana, indiana, juliana, lapiana, liliana, lilliana, lorenzana, maiorana, mariana, martorana, mexicana, nelliana, orellana, oriana, pollyanna, susquehanna, tatiana, texarkana, tramontana, tropicana, villafana, villagrana, villasana, viviana, vox humana

5 syllables: americana, copacabana, dominicana, fata morgana, italiana, louisiana


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: toadfrog
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 08:48 PM

Walt Kelly did a song that went something like this:

Thy voice is sweet, like unto the turkle-dove,
While thee bleateth out a song of love!
Thine eyes are soft as sweet manana,
Soft and gooey, like fried banana!

That any help?


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: toadfrog
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 08:53 PM

Hey MMario, I'm impressed! That is a tough act to follow. But one word omitted; Kipling gives us "gymkhana." (3 syllables.)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: MMario
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:01 PM

well - lycos isn't perfect....*grin*

you could probably make a case for iguana as well...


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: SINSULL
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:09 PM

And in the immortal words of most ten-year-olds:
NAH NAH NAH NAH NAH NAH!

mADONNA? hAS GREAT POSSIBILITIES WHEN COMBINED WITH BANANA>


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Jeep man
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:12 PM

How about Canna, as in Canna Lillies? Jeep


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:28 PM

Don't forget Texarkana!


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Jeri
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:28 PM

Or use more than one word:
Tan, Anna
Man, Anna (etc)

Could stretch it:
She was a-standin'
A-waivin' a fan an',
A-holdin' a can an' a,
Big ripe banana
Then a muscular man
In a paisley bandana
Says, parson me, Ma'am,
I admire that banana
(well, she said "outlandish!")

What's that actor's name - Kenneth Branna?


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Little Hawk
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 10:09 PM

I was offered a rotten banana
By a fellow who wore a bandana
He was selling them from a cabana
In the heat of the westering sun

I prefer them, I said, somewhat greener
Or perhaps even half in betweener
I have seldom seen something obscener
In the heat of the westering sun

Leaping up in a fury he shouted
My bananas have never been doubted!
I will not let my honor be flouted
In the heat of the westering sun

He attacked me without further warning
And all common restraint he was scorning
And I feared for my life on that morning
In the heat of the westering sun

He was strangling me with the bandana
When our struggles brought down the cabana
And engulfed us in rotten bananas
In the heat of the westering sun

Thus my life might have miserably ended
But by fate I was kindly befriended
When he slipped on a peel and upended
In the heat of the westering sun

And today I still keep the bandana
But I never go near the cabana
Where he's still selling rotten bananas
In the heat of the westering sun

(I figure you've already got all the words that rhyme with banana, so why not another song for inspiration?)

- LH


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Ebbie
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 10:21 PM

An Alaska town, Nenana rhymes with banana. Tanana, however, does not, being pronounced TannaNAW.

Ebbie

PS- would never have guessed so many words rhyme with banana. How about orange? (Hey, I know it doesn't rhyme with banana.)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Sorcha
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 10:27 PM

And, you could always do what we do around here.......female dog's name is Annie (Rag Time Annie), and we call her Annie Bananie Fannie..........or Banana Butt.......(It's also often "Move your rag, Annie!") Oh well.........


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: RangerSteve
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 10:32 PM

Little Hawk - that was beautiful. Ebbie - a word that rhymes with orange: in England when you attach a door to a frame you use a door 'inge. And finally, Fergie - there's a singer by the name of Lola Falana, hermana is Spanish for sister (I think), and with some poetic license you could mention playing the piana.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Jande
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 11:21 PM

LH! did you write that? It's cool! =`)

~ Jande


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: alison
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 11:31 PM

sultana

slainte

alison


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Billy the Bus
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 11:37 PM

Umm.. guess it depends on how you pronounce it. Like..

"You say ban-anna,, and I say ban-arna" or somesuch..;)

Using my pronunciation piranha (the fish) would be OK - probably not in US or Spain.

For a southern hemisphere slant you could add Australian or Kiwiana - must be more of those too...

Cheers - Sam


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: katlaughing
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 11:50 PM

Don't forget Gilda Radner's Saturday Night Live character, Rosannandannadanna.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Bardford
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 12:44 AM

Bodhrana.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 08:01 AM

In Oz any word ending in "..anner" would rhyme, e.g. spanner, banner, if you pronounced banana as "bananna", but most oz-folk don't pronounce it that way, anyway, so it is a moot point.

The point, by the way, being that we don't tend to pronounce the "r" in "spanner" etc, but pronounce it as if it were spelled "spanna". Years (& years) ago (I'm showing my age) there was an ad on tv and the jingle went "Oh, you canna hand a man a grander spanner"

A likely rhyme in Oz for "banana", then would be "Torana", a well-known Holden car.

How about "Hard hearted Hannah, the girl from Savannah"?

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 08:02 AM

I had to read Lord Byron's long poem called Don Juan, once. Boring poem, IMHO, but very clever use of unusual rhymes, mostly using groupings of words to rhyme with single words.

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Mary in Kentucky
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 08:48 AM

6 syllables: capital of ghana

7 syllables: anas americana, capital of montana, rhea americana, sorbus americana, ulmus americana

8 syllables: capital of indiana

9 syllables: capital of louisiana, veronica americana

Also, the tropical vine liana.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 08:54 AM

the old folk song "Oleana"


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: English Jon
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 09:00 AM

Carmina Burana? Latin must be full of banana rhymes...

Mens sana in corpore sana? etc

EJ


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Charley Noble
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 09:35 AM

You certainly have come up with some appealing rhymes!;-)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Bardford
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 09:57 AM

Good one, Charley!


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: wdyat12
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 10:20 AM

Manana is an island located to the west of Monhegan Island off the coast of Maine. A hermit used to live there for many years.

wdyat12


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Clinton Hammond
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 01:15 PM

Coryanna

;-)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: lady penelope
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 02:07 PM

Charley, in the parlance of the americanas,"Get bent"

TTFN M'Lady P.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Bardford
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 02:23 PM

There was a band called Sha Na Na. Kinda rhymes. Don't see them around much anymore. Maybe they split.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: mousethief
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 02:49 PM

I met a girl her name was Hanna
She said she came from Loo'ziana
She wanted to eat my ripe banana
I said not today, come back mañana

Hmmm. Could use a little work.

Alex


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Bardford
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 04:42 PM

Poor dear Hanna
(I thought she was from Savannah)
Just wanted a banana.
Alex said "you canna'
Have my banana"
I said "Hanna, you wanna banana,
Come over to my cabana."


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 04:58 PM

now, do a SuperSearch on 'ana' and watch the software melt!


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: mousethief
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 05:02 PM

A woman from Savannah
Wouldn't want YOUR soft banana
And so I think if Hanna
Eats your overripe banana
Then she must be from Atlan'a
Cos the girls from old Savannah
Can get all the fruit they wanna
Without the need they plan a
Trip to your run-down Cabana


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: kendall
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 05:30 PM

From an old radio program, It Pays To Be Ignorant, "There once was a lady named Hanna
Who thought she could play the piana
And what do you know, on her very first show
She got hit with a rotten banana.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Bardford
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 06:08 PM

Good one MT :-)

Yes! We have bad cabanas
We have bad cabanas today
Yes, we have bad cabanas
Cabanas in Savannah, GA.

But the Hannas and Dianas and Annas
Don't seem to care either way
About our rustic cabanas
For our bananas are not soft, like you say
They're more like a record by Santana-
Twelve inches, good rhythm, long play.


What was that Paul Simon song -
"banana, banana-na, Diamonds on the soles of her shoes..."

HAve a splendid weekend, all.
Bardford


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: vectis
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 07:00 PM

Barnbrack rhyme "Ma MA will you buy me a" with "banana" very successfully.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: RangerSteve
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 10:27 PM

Tarantula. As in "a beautiful bunch of ripe banana, daylight come and me wanna go home. I see great big black tarantula daylight come, etc.

I guess it doesn't really have to rhyme as long as the song is really good.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 08 Jun 01 - 11:40 PM

There used to be a funny music group called The Cool Bananas, in Oz about 20 years ago. Rory O'Donoghue fronted it and his claim to fame was that he used to be part of the Aunty Jack Show with Graham Bond, who has fallen into a commercial tv black hole by becoming the resident architect-tv presenter on a home improvement show. These two were also the authors and performers in two of the funniest Shakespearian parodies I've ever seen.

I never thought I'd see the day - but then again Bond is following in the footsteps of Reg Livermore who played a fantastic Frankenfurter in Rocky Horror, and put on some truly amazing all-singing, all-dancing one man shows and was influential in the social acceptance of homosexuality about 20 years ago.

But I digress. (If you never saw these guys perform you wouldn't know how strange it is to see them acting normal. They are all part of the Oz cultural phenomena.)

Back to the point - one of the songs by The Cool Bananas had a chorus which went: BA-na-NA-na-na NA-na-na. Very clever. But I can't remember what the song was called.

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: catspaw49
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 12:03 AM

Kendall, that's not a limerick..........You cannot have a clean limerick, it's not a part of the definition. Try this:

A lovely young lass name of Hanna
Took a handsome young boy to her cabana.
They took off their suits
And eyed each other's fruits,
Then she joyously peeled his banana.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Billy the Bus
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 12:20 AM

Liked your ..anner idea Helen - a good "tanner" worth. The same often applies to pronunciation of ..nnder words in NZ. The "granna spanna" was an Oz-made Sidchrome from memory, wasm't it?

Sam


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 04:31 PM

OK smarties - now try 'ORANGE'...;-)

Oh and to add to the list, 6 syllibubs

Dave the Gnomish Llamma


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: wdyat12
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 06:13 PM

Orange rymes with orange. Geesh!

wdyat12


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: kendall
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 06:25 PM

I stand corrected.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: mousethief
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 06:47 PM

I once wrote a very short blues ditty that rhymes "orange" -- you must sing it very slowly and make something of a pause in the middle of the word "ingenious" --

Rhyming Orange
by Alex Riggle

Well they gave me the prize called the Orange
They gave it to me a second time
Said they gave me the prize called the Orange
Yeah, they gave me it a second time
That's the prize they give for ing-
enous use of rhyme.

(C) 1998 Alex Riggle. All Rights Reserved.

It can be done. But you gotta use what I call "Tom Lehrer rhyme."

Alex


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Dorrie
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 07:21 PM

i know it sounds stupid but farmer kinda rhymes


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 08:45 PM

Dorrie, a whole new detour - yes!

harmer, karma, dharma, pyjama, llama, mama, Nana, Parma (ham), gymkhana, bananarama, all those advertising word concoctions ending in _arama ........

Will this never end?

Yes, Sam, I think it was Sidchrome.

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 09 Jun 01 - 08:56 PM

Okay, speaking of Lord Byron's Don Juan, here is a site which has the full poem

http://www.lordbyron.cjb.com/works/donjuan/donjuan1.html

And here are some examples.

1. Most epic poets plunge "in medias res"
(Horace makes this the heroic turnpike road),
And then your hero tells, whene'er you please,
What went before -- by way of episode,
While seated after dinner at his ease,

2. Finding themselves so very much exceeded
In their own way by all the things that she did.

3. Her memory was a mine: she knew by heart
All Calderon and greater part of Lopé,
So that if any actor miss'd his part
She could have served him for the prompter's copy;
For her Feinagle's were an useless art,
And he himself obliged to shut up shop -- he
Could never make a memory so fine as
That which adorn'd the brain of Donna Inez.

Her favourite science was the mathematical,
Her noblest virtue was her magnanimity,
Her wit (she sometimes tried at wit) was Attic all,
Her serious sayings darken'd to sublimity;
In short, in all things she was fairly what I call
A prodigy -- her morning dress was dimity,
Her evening silk, or, in the summer, muslin,
And other stuffs, with which I won't stay puzzling.

Reminds me a bit of Gilbert & Sullivan's use of silly rhymes, on re-reading it.

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 12 Jun 01 - 01:48 AM

Help! I killed the thread!

Or is it that the banana songs are all germinating, getting ready to spring up and amaze us?

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: catspaw49
Date: 12 Jun 01 - 02:53 AM

Okay Helen my love........Just 'cause I hate to see you kill the thread, here's an oldie, but not necessarily a goodie. Remember?................

To the tune of "Irish Washerwoman"....

My dental dam's shaped like a bicycle seat,
And it tastes like an orange which I find really neat
It protects me against AIDS and most STD's,
But I only wish it would kill off the fleas.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Ella who is Sooze
Date: 12 Jun 01 - 03:44 AM

Ivana... Ivana Banana....

DOH! sorry, but Mario spoilt it for everyone, obsessive, Mario... nah! No fair, Mario did them all... except Ivana

Ella


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 12 Jun 01 - 07:20 PM

Yes, but MMario was only thinking of the ones ending in "ana" or "anna". There are heaps more which don't share the "n" sound, or which don't necessarily have to be one word. I thought my Byron examples might inspire the renowned Mudcat wit.

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Rana
Date: 12 Jun 01 - 11:25 PM

Can I get SOCAN (or equivalent) fees if my name is used?

Rana

(which means frog in Latin, but prince in Punjabi)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Roger the skiffler
Date: 13 Jun 01 - 03:48 AM

Hey Rana,ower kid, does that make you a Frog Prince? Or do you have to kiss a Princess to change between the two?
Tara a bit
RtS (who only sings like a frog)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Rana
Date: 13 Jun 01 - 09:16 AM

Of course it does - got me a kiss at a Morris Ale once - not sure which direction I went!

Rana


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,SharonA
Date: 13 Jun 01 - 10:11 AM

Did I miss something, or has no one yet mentioned that oldies song, "The Name Game"? (banana-fana-fo-fana...)

Don't forget Harry Chapin's song, "30,000 Pounds of Bananas"!

How about Xana-du? Or a pan 'a scrapple (only in PA)? I'm certainly a fan 'a this website!


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Fibula Mattock
Date: 13 Jun 01 - 10:25 AM

No one mentioned the song "Ah, ma, will ye buy me a banana" which almost(-but-it's-dodgy) rhymes "banana" with "Ah ma", but is a fantastic song nonetheless.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST
Date: 13 Jun 01 - 12:28 PM

panorama


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,SEA
Date: 13 Jun 01 - 03:43 PM

To Fibula: Bless your pea-pickin' heart! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for noting that "ah ma" and "ana" ALMOST rhyme!!!

I just had this discussion at a songwriting workshop last Saturday, wherein some other people in the room insisted that they DO rhyme exactly (despite my pointing to the obvious fact that "m" and "n" are different consonants). I do use them AS A RHYME occasionally, but when I do I KNOW I'm cheating!

However, I draw the line at using different vowel sounds ("ena" and "ana"). It just doesn't sound clever. In a humorous song, a clever silly rhyme is funny; an unclever silly non-rhyme is silly but won't make the audience laugh.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 13 Jun 01 - 07:51 PM

Panorama - cryptic crossword clue is: orphan's wide view i.e. neither a Pa Nor a Ma

Guest, SEA. What do you think of the Byron rhymes I quoted? Best read aloud for full effect.

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull
Date: 17 Jun 01 - 10:26 PM

I found a website that gives you words that rhyme,its called www,rhymer.com


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: mousethief
Date: 18 Jun 01 - 12:13 AM

Well that's hardly any fun, now, is it?

Alex


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull
Date: 18 Jun 01 - 12:21 AM

Ok then what fun websites have you found! ;-)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,SEA
Date: 18 Jun 01 - 05:09 PM

Helen: Where can I find the poem on-line to read it? (otherwise I have to wait till Saturday to visit a library)

john in hull: Also check out Peter Berryman's Whither Zither column in which he reviews software for rhyming (see louandpeter.com for link)

SEA


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Helen
Date: 18 Jun 01 - 09:11 PM

SEA, I posted the clicky further up, on 9th June, but here is the address again.

http://www.lordbyron.cjb.com/works/donjuan/donjuan1.html

It has the full poem on a few pages.

Helen


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Song Dog
Date: 18 Jun 01 - 10:37 PM

How about "Hosanna", A shout of praise or adoration?


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,Britsterrthatrules
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 08:17 PM

hannah savanah pana lana banana montana louisiana indiana panama


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Amos
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 08:26 PM

Ipana, the toothpaste Ipana
It's better than squeezing a banana
Cuz a banana sitting on the shelf is
Not meant for squeezin' if it's somebody else's.


A


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 08:46 PM

Obama


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: mousethief
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 08:52 PM

-ana and -ama DO NOT RHYME!


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Genie
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 11:01 PM

How about that good old Russian name "Svetlana?"


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: mousethief
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 11:07 PM

Have we already had "sultana" and "Texarkana"?


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Amos
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 11:24 PM

I'm raisin' a little Sultana
In the country in west Texarkana
I'm dressing it in a bandana
And feeding it frozen banana.

Ay yi yi
O, my Sultana
It's long wide and wrinkly
ANd it looks like John Hinckley
But it's sure to look better, manana.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: mousethief
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 11:31 PM

in Tijuana.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Genie
Date: 19 Apr 10 - 11:41 PM

Sorry, Amos, but "mañana" does NOT rhyme with banana -- unless you're a hopeless gringo! LOL


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Genie
Date: 20 Apr 10 - 12:03 AM

Tune: Oleanna

Ole- oleanna,
Eating' ripe banana
With me Marianna
And her sweet old nana,
Here from Butte, Montana.

That old witch Morgana,
Here from Santa Ana,
Says she's not a fan 'o
Girls who wear bandanas.

Oh, sweet Susianna,
Lead me to Nirvana,
Where with Pat an' Vanna
I can play my han' an'

Maybe win ten gran', a
Lot of cars an' lan', a
Beach house on the san', an'
Then I'll shout, "Hosanna!"


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Snuffy
Date: 26 Apr 10 - 03:53 AM

Sorry Genie, but in Britain banana most certainly does rhyme with mañana, but does not rhyme with Hannah, Montana and most of the other words in your verse


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: melodeonboy
Date: 26 Apr 10 - 04:00 AM

Little Flo Fanana
Slipped on a banana
Now she can't play the piana

(from the shanty "Haul Her Away")


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: GUEST,TJ in San Diego
Date: 26 Apr 10 - 12:46 PM

I gave up on banana songs after hearing Harry Chapin's "30,000 Pounds of Bananas."

Factoid: Did you know that "banana" is the name given to the fruit where in originated, in Guinea, western Africa. It was taken thence to the Canary Islands and eventually made its way to the new world, courtesy of European explorers and colonizers.


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 27 Apr 10 - 12:34 PM

It doesn't rhyme with mañana in Britain or anywhere,though it might be close enough for some purposes. I've never heard anyone pronounce it "banyana".

The other thing is that this side of the water the second "a" is long, rather than short. That's why Hannah woudln't be a rhyme (though the way we tend to say "Montana", that would be.)


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Subject: RE: words that rhyme with banana.
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 27 Apr 10 - 06:35 PM

John Morris sings a wonderful version of "I've never seen a straight banana" that rhymes "banana" with "Havana"!

Kitty


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