From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Coast Guard cutters are built to give chase
But destruction's not all that we need
There's more thqn one meaning, you know.
A youth, whom I happened to meet
McLean was my very good friend
Said a charming young fellow named Steve
Dumb Dan joined the Monks of late.
Those born-again Christians' refrain
Some bagpipes were stolen! I kid
High velocity clouds can be found
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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