From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
But Mary she couldn't withstand
"Tennis? No, not in this dress!"
Technology's way of enhancing
With a whore, a frail fellow named Jay
There was a young man from Milan
There once was a housewife of Chard
A brother with no couth nor class!
A rather odd Scotsman called Jock
It was just last week that I learned
The young widow of the late Don Ramon
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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