From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
The cardigan: elderly coat
When Haman would the Hebrews crush
Good grief! What's that horrible pong?
"Oh, I do think you're so very clever!"
A fellow we once knew as Jed
A dazzling young harpist named Morgan
The Centurion grimly recalls
Have you heard of this cineaste nerd
Monstrous misuse of ENORMITY
"Normal price--twenty bucks." Madame Rue
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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