Bonus Material: Pop Quiz

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

As a compliment to our lead story about Cengage Learning we offer a quick and easy pop quiz.

Off the top of your head and without peeking, how many words in common usages in English can you identify that have no rhymes?

We came up with seven…


Of course, the truth is that there are several dozen, and far more when you get into multisyllabic words.

SEE: Wikipedia’s full list of words that have no rhymes.

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.