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An orange by any other name would be called something different.

There is a common misconception that there is no word in the english language that rhymes with the word 'orange'.

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Well, guess what? No no, go ahead and guess. I'll wait. I mean, I did call it a misconception, so that should be a clue as to what I'm getting at, but, I'll wait.

You done guessing?

Ok. That's right. There is actually a word that rhymes with orange. It's not a made up word. It's a real, actual word.

Sporange. It is the little capsule or receptacle that holds spores in certain species of fungi, molds, & ferns. It's the lesser used variant of Sporangium.

And since we're talking about oranges, I'll just add that an orange is a berry that grows on a type of evergreen tree. If you want a sweet orange, get one with a bigger navel. And the name orange is not derived from it's color. It's from the Tamil word 'naru', which means fragrant.

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