From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Is what you'll require to fit
Things going fine and then "BAM"!
A suave Venetian named Guido
There once was a fair young lass
"Bone of my bones," was Adam's decree.
Therefore I brush and I brush
Clinton has sent our forces to Kosovo.
It's a fact, they should truly have names.
The teeth fit. The prince is quite smitten.
I'm trying not to cause a commotion
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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