From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
FORFEND, to ward off, prevent
There once was a guy named L. Ron
You an only catch mad cow disease
While we all just sat there amazed
There once was a naive young Virge
Some women think it is a sin
The Karate School's quite all right, Jack.
"Stressed out?" asks our pal, Michael Jackson
On their first date, she got very curious
There was a topographer bold
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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