I mentioned in an earlier post that 2 syllable words ending in ‘age’, emphasis on the first syllable, don’t get rhymed a lot. I have few ambitions in life except to take them all down, one at a time.
Still to go: bandage, bondage, blockage, cabbage, cleavage, coinage, courage, damage …
Oh! I just had a brainwave! Pauly Shore’s annoying Californian speech mannerism as seen in the movie Encino Man! Put “-age” at the end of any available noun! Now it’s easy:
Dude, nice luggage.
C’mere, bro, for some huggage.
Surely someone, somewhere is working on a musical adaptation of Encino Man. Anyone?
Meanwhile, for purists who abhor a cheat:
Three things I bought while overseas:
A mug, a Japanese fan, vermouth.
Three things I lost while overseas:
My luggage, appetite, and youth.