From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
The roaches, on floors, will be staying.
There once was a hobo named Cain
A statesman who lived near the Isis
A loose-moralled fellow at Yale
James Fennimore Cooper's a name
Their silence has finally been broken.
Mindless Nimrods prove one thing for sure
...Which he varied from zero degrees
A programming genius named Hugh
"I guess you could say that is true."
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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