From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Geniuses oft have a common fate
I peeked through a knothole and saw
The media's made the decision
A good Kansas girl I am.
There once was a coed from State
There was a young actor named Mallory
So down from the saddle I got
I've never done coke or hash
A singer knew deep in her heart
She stopped for awhile when she saw
New limericks are generated every five minutes. You can get six a day by following @DadaLimericks on Twitter. Or, take it highbrow.
Rhymes are calculated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary. There are 1155 distinct sounds for the "A" rhyme and 1035 for the "B" rhyme.
Inspired by Dr. Andy Holding on The Science of Fiction.
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