The limerick consists of five anapestic lines rhymed aabba. The first, second, and fifth lines are trimeter; the third and fourth lines are dimeter. The form dates back at least to the fourteenth century. In its modern form, it is often, though not always, bawdy.

Other languages: Italian.

  • Alien Limerick Generator This interactive 'net artifact is an exercise in computer glossolalia that allows users to randomly generate metrically perfect nonsense-limericks--in an "alien" (that is, not spoken, now nor ever, on Earth) language.
  • Bibliography of Limericks List of print books of and on limericks, compiled by Karl Dilcher.
  • Funny Limericks For Everyone A limerick blog, with a new funny limerick posted each day. Accepts submissions.
  • Giggle Poetry - The Limerick Limerick writing for kids. By Bruce Lansky.
  • Here-Be-Limerick-Poems.com Limerick poems, funny or jaded, useful for: birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduations, toasts/roasts, retirement, work humor, bitter dregs, friendship, and professions.
  • Less Ludicrous Limericks A collection from thinks.com. A companion to "More Ludicrous Limericks."
  • Limerick Books of the 1820s The two earliest known books of limericks, with a link to a third. Part of an Edward Lear home page.
  • Limerick o' the Day A daily (ribald) limerick, with an archive of previously featured limericks.
  • Limerick Poetry A limerick page for children, with a simple explanation and some family-friendly examples, including the option to print out limericks in color. Be warned: the site generates pop-up and new-browser-window ads.
  • Limericks A brief description and definition of the limerick form, along with an example.
  • Limericks A brief history and explanation along with numerous examples from "A Book of Nonsense" by Edward Lear.
  • Limericks Limericks by teachers in England. Includes suggestions for classroom activities.
  • Limericks A collection and short explanation of the form.
  • Limericks by Brownielocks Clean and funny limericks.
  • Loony Limericks Huge and still growing collection of limericks both naughty and nice. Visitors can also add a line to the mass limerick.
  • Meskhi lines Limericks and short lines by Slava Meskhi. English, Russian and Georgian languages.
  • More Ludicrous Limericks A collection from thinks.com. A companion to "Less Ludicrous Limericks."
  • OEDILF - The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form A project to write at least one limerick for every word in the English language.
  • Poetic Limericks Genuine poetry written in the limerick style. Background information on this style of poetry and samples of the work of Joel D. Ash. Gateways to online books containing Poetic Limericks.
  • Polish Limericks Translations of English and Polish limericks (English-Polish and Polish-English).
  • Smithsonian Magazine - "The Limerick is Furtive and Mean..." From the Maigue poets to Ogden Nash, witty wordsmiths have delighted in composing the oft-risqué five-line verses. Introductory article.
  • The "L" Blog A limerick blog. The limericks, however, are not in the classic form, and the rhymes are often not exact.
  • The Classic Nantucket Limerick The original Nantucket limerick published in the Princeton Tiger in 1924, with various extensions that appeared in other publications.
  • The Limerick A brief but insightful description of the limerick form.
  • The Pentatette Home Page The Limerick Special Interest Group website. Includes definitions, technical and scholarly information on limericks.
  • There Was a Young Man Who Sent E-mails The incomplete collected limericks of Richard C. Long.
  • Writing Limericks for Fun and Profit Twelve tips, with additional commentary and numerous examples by Robert Birch. Includes collections of both clean and bawdy limericks.

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