From the 95,000 limericks in the Jim McWilliam collection, endless new limericks can be created through Queneau assembly. Here are ten.
In Rome a young lady named Harriet
When younger, a woman named Mandy
Advice from old Simon Legree
Disney OK'd the Gay Pride parades
A mere mea culpa can't fix
A mother once took her young child
There was young man from Reading
Do you like yours tender and juicy?
The girl with a body all-right
There was a young fellow named Clark
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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