From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
A fat-fannied farmgirl named Myrtle
"The eminent Bishop of Birmingham"
An anthropologist know just as Jim
There was a quite drunk and a fat man
An able young harlot named Bobby
You're right, trouble shouldn't be brewed.
A girl who was quitting the Hyatt
The comedian lives under a strain
A talented chap from Bordeaux
A Russian Doc said "It's the pits!"
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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