Filker's Links

Where to start
What can I say about this site? It has virtually all things filk, from a searchable songbook to a filk music store to online filk radio! And don't forget to check out the Filk 101 page. Does it get any better than this? Go to to find out!

Rhyming Dictionaries

The Web Diva thought it might be fun to test out the following rhyming dictionaries with some common, filk-related words: "trek" and "Klingon". Her results were varied - see below.

Merriam-Websters Word Central Rhyming Dictionary
Pretty good as advertised, it came up with 17 matches for "trek" (from "beck" to "xebec" but came up nada for Klingon.

RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary
In what may be a case of excessive over-kill, this site gave up no less than 136 results and breaks them down by syllable count. Need a six-syllable rhyme for "trek"? Try "disability check". You can also organize results by letter count ("treasury check" - 17 letters) and you can set it not include the multi-syllabic phrases. One match for Klingon - Clingan, a rare surname in the U.S. Make that very rare.

WriteExpress Online Rhyming Dictionary
One of the few sites that will let you choose which syllable you rhyme, this site gave us a reasonable 36 matches for "trek", but once again, nothing for "Klingon". Ah well, the search continues…

Quotation Databases

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
When you absolutely, positively have to know who said which Shakespeare quote in what play. And for finding lots of other really neat quotations.

Lyrics Sites
There are scads of lyrics sites out there, but this one is appealing for it's simplicity and near ad-free layout.

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