Rhymes with Orange
Rhymes with Orange is an American comic strip written and drawn by Hilary B. Price and distributed by King Features Syndicate. The title comes from the commonly held belief that no word in the English language rhymes with "orange." The strip was first syndicated in 1995. The only word that rhymes with orange, is sporange, a rare alternative for sporangium. This word means a botanical term for a part of a fern or similar plant.(From Google-Words that rhyme with orange-google search) While the strip has no named recurring characters, common themes include cats, dogs, and absurdities of modern life. It appears in over 400 newspapers daily. It has won the Silver Reuben for "Best Newspaper Panel Cartoon" from the National Cartoonists Society, in 2007 and 2009, 2012 and 2014.
The cartoonist is a pet owner, an avid hockey player and downhill skier. She suffers from celiac sprue, requiring that she maintain a gluten-free diet.
Three strip collections have been published, Rhymes with Orange (1997), Reigning Cats and Dogs (2003), and Pithy Seedy Pulpy Juicy (2007).
- "Division Awards". National Cartoonists Society. 2013. Section: Newspaper Panel. Retrieved June 4, 2013.
- Official website
- Interview with the cartoonist, Washington Post, 2002
- Interview with the cartoonist, Comic Book Resources, 2008
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