From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
There was a musician named Keitel
Petrie Dish Sue is so willing
A writer of limerick rhyme
"Let's be astronauts! Earth can't restrain us!"
To stop self-abuse, Harold try
My spelling is good, as you see.
That's disgusting -- offensive, old man!
The tannins in her Cabernet
The spinning tassles on her nipple
At the Market, the best line for me
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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