From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Now Tock is taking donations
My jewel bag holds a collection
A young mountain lad name of Horton
One thing that will never lose worth
Said husband, "I think that I see a"
They say that Mr Wen Ho Lee
Henry Miller of literary fame
There was a young lady of Dallas
Well, actually, I've had to work
The queen from attackers once flew
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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