From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Okay. If you sign a receipt
Disassembling your code, I concede
This pill makes me harder down there.
There was this odd programmer guy
'Twas a trait of small Thomas Love Peacock's
That wimp of J. W. Bush
I dreamed I patrolled Harvard Square
What accounts for the popular sale
Ride me, young thing, I adore
I'm old and I'm lonely, but if
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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