From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
If he'd listened in school, then he'd know
There once was an irascible ass
There were two nuns, Sisters Boyd.
A basketball player from Butte
The Prez says that he didn't do it.
A soda jerk told me his dream
"Oh sunshine of mid-summer day!"
An electronic scheme promised lots
Nietzsche one said, "God is dead!"
A native Executive Sec
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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