From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Pete's the paper carrier 'round here.
A flatulent fellow named Cooper
I spent the night face down in clover
Republican Katherine Harris
When riding a bucker, take pains
There was a young lady of France
A vessel has sailed from Chicago
Cybersex is one thing I have done.
Said Plato, "The things that we feel"
Now henry, come on, man, get a life!
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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