Finally! A game that all of us can play! In The Rat with a Human Face from the Qwikpick Papers, there’s a really fun game called “Rhyme-Jitsu”. Note this is not my game nor my rules, it is from the book.
It’s a game that “you have to think of a rhyme that describes what’s going on at that exact moment.” (Page 26)
The kids in the book call it Rhyme-Jitsu after a karate movie they saw. So they also say “Hyah” after you say your rhyme. Also, the words both have to have the same amount of syllables, so you can’t say “stopping thing” because one has two syllables and the other has one.
There are additional rules the kids made:
1. You can pronounce words differently to make them rhyme. In the book they give the example of “awful waffle”.
2. Don’t use rhymes that have already been used!
3. You can’t do something to make a rhyme happen, it has to rely only on what someone else has done.
4. Don’t rhyme people’s names.
So yes, those are their rules.
Here’s to score…
One syllable rhymes are one point. Two syllables rhymes are two points. Three syllable words are FIVE POINTS.
Play the game wherever you want, I’ll be keeping score in a notebook! Note that to get my attention you should either: comment on my site, or give me the link to your comment. Have fun!
See hyah later!