[lit-ideas] Re: "it don't even gotta rhyme--excuse me--rhyne"

  • From: Paul Stone <pastone@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 15:13:20 -0500

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 3:06 PM,  <Jlsperanza@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> In a message dated 2/25/2009 2:51:39 P.M.  Eastern Standard Time,
> pastone@xxxxxxxxx writes:
> And it don't even gotta  rhyme--excuse me--rhyne.
> The problem is ... that's _impossible_. It gotta rhyme. There's no way it
> cannot rhyme. Rime (I mean the classical source) is from Greek rhuthmos -- 
> what
> the Anglo-Saxons meant is quite another animal -- and the rhythm is in the
> rhythming.

Maybe in your world, but that's not what Lehrer was implicating.

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