From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
Oh Ogg, we're afraid you might kill us
Says George Bush: Vote for me, it's a must!
A bullfighter whose name was Juan
From only sparse data can we cull
November the second's the day
Two nudists riding a horse
Do your pantyhose gussets get wet
Poor Tony the barber's forlorn
I once met Peter, I'll say!
Five gay fellows sauntered into
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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