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The World's Best Dirty Limericks

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It seems the ailing dog, in all its debility, continues to own its responsibilities; it still aims to safeguard the household.

The book was a huge success, not only making the author popular, but also boosting the limerick into popular culture across the world. One of the reasons why the genre of the extremely brief short story in prose, the short short, interests me so little is that, to my mind, poetry does this sort of thing so much better. This definitive collection of the world’s rudest, lewdest limericks will perhaps finally bestow respectability upon stanzas long venerated in oral tradition. Given the raw materials here—a limerick, a spirited young girl, and Nantucket serving as a rhyming word—we naturally assume we know the down-and-dirty precincts where it plans to venture. These days, unlike the days of my youth, you very seldom find a men’s room stall darkly scribbled with lubricious verses.The poem could hardly be simpler—so simple, indeed, that you might suppose that the murk and mirrors of wordplay have no place within it.

If you’ve enjoyed reading about Isaac Asimov and his dirty limericks, please consider sharing the post or subscribing to the blog. Our funny dirty limericks will make you laugh as funny dirty poems are fitted with funny rhymes and made for a dirty mind. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.Lack of subtlety: A smart limerick can be dirty through suggestion and innuendo, rather than being blunt and obvious. Last Name * Please enter a Last Name Please enter a valid Last Name, the maximum length is 50 characters. Grown clear-sighted with time, they now recognize that life’s ultimate rewards are few and fleeting. Granted, it’s traditional for limericks to exceed all standards of decency, but they ought to be at least as clever as they are offensive, and I don’t think that Asimov’s succeed. The 4th line of the 1st limerick above, for example, you need to emphasize ‘me’, which isn’t very natural.

Once you've purchased this item, simply look out for the Feefo feedback form, that'll be sent close to the estimated arrival date and then submit your thoughts to appear here! The humour is not in the “punch line” ending but rather in the tension between meaning and its lack. But this year they came up a little dry and given today is all about having a bit of a laugh we had to reach deep into the archives for something a little different. For it seems the deepest truths, those of the heart that are the poet’s lifeblood, are often incompatible with straightforward expression. THERE ONCE WAS A MAN FROM NANTUCKET - This hilarious dirty book is not for the faint hearted, and filled with wild, crazy and hilarious rhymes that are sure to make you blush!

Not every one of Isaac Asimov’s dirty limericks is truly terrible, but to summarize, here are the five things I like least about them.

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