From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
It's Monday, where I can, while at work
How dare you give us such a fright!
My wife is called Corrie; her life
And ladies, here's Jean's boyfriend, Dan.
There was a young knight named Sir Power.
Red Riding Hood suffered no peril
There was a young fellow named Eric
In the church next to the royal palace
A filthy rich cockster named Herman
Michael Jackson's last wish is strange.
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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