From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
If amusing - laugh on by all means!
All the money the Bush regime spends
That skillful lens grinder Baruch
There once was a fellow of Bath
There was a small girl called Louise
The Devil is making a start
A guy with a penile dysfunction
She preaches about virtue true
Two elders from Dorpington Down
I think it's quite plain to see
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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