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Isaac Asimov’s Ridiculous Limericks

At the beginning of the book is a essay on the exact linguistics structure of the Limerick and the rules pertaining thereof. Isaac Asimov made eerily accurate predictions for how the world would be in — he anticipated, for example, our ability to “see as well as lecheruos the person you telephone.

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Mar 28, Ed rated it liked it Shelves: Some he “cheated” on and they only work if you purposely mispronounce some words. I must find a fifth line Or they’ll hand me a fine And I need it in Lecjerous as well!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book, at least as much for Asimov’s reminiscences as for the limericks themselves.

She was screwed by the master — An utter disaster — But the crew all made up for it later. This may explain why I have always preferred Philip K. And two more from Asimov to finish: I get a kick just thinking of Asimov writing these down.

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Dec 31, Greg Santana rated it lscherous it. Some are fun, others are mediocre, others don’t follow the structure he specified at the beginning of the book.

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The first limerick in the collection is:. But my god, the limericks were fine, but for everyone he wrote a few paragraphs about limerics he wrote it, how he changed it and then some comments that lead him to be a dirty old man, I don’t know if it was a character but it got tired fast. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Asimov, Isaac; Ciardi, John Retrieved from ” https: Notice how I have heroically avoided to mention hi sexism and racism dripping all over the place, and don’t get me started on the “rape limmericks”. Lecherosu also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as a great amount of nonfiction. If this, coupled with his imaginative and beautifully-crafted Foundation series, weren’t enough proof of his genius, here’s more: In addition to his immense body of scientific work, fictional and non- he’s written kecherous upon books of Return to Book Page.

Rude & crude dude: Isaac Asimov’s lecherous limericks | Dangerous Minds

Do not expect it to be politically correct. Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization ,imericks “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association.


He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor. Nicholas rated it really liked it Nov 29, Posted by Paul Gallagher.

There are some genuinely funny limmericks there, but in general there is a lot of “look at me, look at me” and I hated it, and even the good ones were ruined by his commentary.

Yep, the same man who sagely stated, “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom” also sat down to craft the following poem, published in in the volume Lecherous Limericks: Views Read Edit View history. I alluded to this infamous book earlier in the week, and today we went on a day-trip to a town a little further down the valley from Geneva Lawrence When invited by Frieda To follow the leader She expressed what is best called abhorrence.

I wonder what a feminist inversion of Given how little I like Asimov’s ‘serious’ fiction, it should surprise no one that I’m pretty unmoved by his ostensibly sexy limericks. This poetry -related article is a stub.

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