From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
What's the matter with these horny Greeks?
There was a comedian named Gobel
Lady Deborah Dinwiddie Duff
A modest young maid of New Hall
To the Chosen I bid hearty mozel tov!
There was a fruit peddler of Buckingham
My first term in the Senate will be
I cut me a sweet one last morn...
I went out, intending to score.
The old folks don't like "privatize"
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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