From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Your petals are hot and on fire
B F Skinner said, "Thoreau I'm fond"
You CAITIFF cad, you're the worst.
The search for work APOLLONIAN
There was a young fellow named Nate
Shall I write out a limerick poem?
To his nurse said the famous physician
Once you've got a good notion with pith
A prank that I'll do when I'm able
Pure joy, I recall, would prevail
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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