From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
A coke sniffing dork from Atlanta
Descartes woke one night and said, "Damn!"
A fellow named Steve gave a shout!
The result is a great imperfection
I once knew a girl called October.
Goliath was killed by the rock
A teller employed at a bank
This stuff is a nightmare of crap.
In Baghdad I met a glad bag lad.
When a newbie has browsed through the list
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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