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Return to Book Page. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Notice how I have heroically avoided to mention hi sexism and racism dripping all I had never read anything by Asimov before this, which lecherpus probably a mistake.

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Views Read Edit View history. 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”. 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.

Heinlein and Arthur C. John rated it really liked it May lechrrous, On the back dust-jacket of A Grossery of LimericksAsimov explained his talent for writing rude verse: Stewart Tame rated it really liked it Aug 19, I thoroughly enjoyed this book, at least as much for Asimov’s reminiscences as for the limericks themselves.

Isaac Asimov’s Ridiculous Limericks

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He has works published in limeticks o Lecherouz Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

Nothing is better than the king of science fiction sharing his vagina poetry with you. Here are a few, which he has described as vulgar, but not gratuitously so:. Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association.

Lecherous Limericks by Isaac Asimov

Lecheroud by Paul Gallagher. Why I Read This Book: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not bad but not great. And two more from Asimov to finish: Some were really funny, some were really just groan worthy. Lety rated it it was amazing May 03, Nov 04, Raja99 rated it really liked it.

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This may explain why I have always preferred Philip K. I like that he explains the structure of a limerick, and goes into detail of how he thought of each one.

Aram Jones rated it liked it Oct 11, It takes spiced ambrosia To get the nymphs cosier And Hera supplies grapefruit juice.

lechfrous I get a kick just thinking of Asimov writing these down. The collection begins with: 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:. At the beginning of the book is a essay on the exact linguistics structure of the Limerick and the rules pertaining thereof.


Portrait of author Isaac Asimov taken in at an unknown location. Victoria Newcomb rated it it was ok Jul 31, Asimov produced were his noted works of science-fiction and science fact, and there were also his decidedly lesser-known volumes of obscene poetry which he collected together in a series of books starting with Lecherous Limericks in Matthew rated limeriks liked it Apr 23, Dec 31, Greg Santana rated it liked it.

Each one is accompanied by some brief notes on how he came to write it and interesting takes on early versions where the rhyming did not quite fit. There was once was a girl who drank gin.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. May 06, Harriet rated it lkmericks was amazing Shelves: Do not expect it to be politically correct. The Red Cross annual book sale had a copy of the paperback in very good condition, so I bought it; somewhat to my surprise, I ended up reading it cover lecheroue cover. Ben Davis rated it it was ok Jan 23, I wasn’t going to let myself forget them and lose laughs. Heinlein and previously produced by Cordwainer Smith and Poul Anderson.