From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
The bishop, determined to dwell
This fellow perhaps has the gift; he
There was a young lady from Wheeling
Until then, I'm having a fit
The proctologist said, "I'd adore a kiss."
From dark corners of mystic Siam
Says Poirot: "It's puzzed I am."
I wonder why 'twas such a shock
When he fired John, the big boss let slip
A nice gentle man from Crowder
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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