Saturday 19 September 2020


  A rhyming binomial

ORIGINAL SONG: "The Elements", Tom Lehrer, 1959.

PARODY COMPOSED: Dr. G.H. and Giorgio Coniglio, 2015. This song is the fourth of nine in the series on Word-PairsTo see the lyrics displayed more concisely without the chord-indications (and to return to the corresponding date's post on "Daily Illustrated Nonsense"), click HERE

WORDPLAY LINK: For discussion of rhyming binomials on our sister blogsite "EDIFYING NONSENSE", click here
Most binomial pairs are not rhyming

Funny! - Rhyming money

For more fun, proceed to the next blogpost "Rhyming Binomials, M to Z

You crave more patter-songs in the style of Tom Lehrer???
T.L. inspired a whole platterful of songs related to our interest in grammatically paired words, including binomials and reduplications. And, you should have your foot in the door, having mastered the complexities of singing and playing our above offering "Rhyming Binomials"So, enjoy trying these as well !!!     
1a. "Alliterative Binomials, part#1"
3.  "A Lesson about Reduplications" (not a patter-song)
5.  "No Elements", 3rd declension Latin nouns
6.  "The Uniqueness of Nuclear", Latin adjectival listing, posting scheduled for April 2024.