From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
George Bernard Shaw always knew
"This cannot be true", I thought. "Damn!"
There was a young lady named Grace
While sailing along the Euphrates
Oh, what a tangled web we weave
There was a young man of St. Paul
Aussie foreplay? An absolute waste!
Gules on a pale between four
Disputatious old Uncle McKee
Sorority sisters Sam found
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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