Python limericks (was Re: Text-to-speech)

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Mon Mar 21 18:12:39 CET 2005


Tim Churches wrote:
> ...
> My first attempt (which does not scan properly):
> 
> A Dutch mathematician most prophetic,
> Did invent a language, name herpetic.
>   With design quite intelligent,
>   And syntax mostly elegant,
> Big ideas could be made non-hypothetic.

To improve the scan:

   A mathematician, prophetic,
   invented a language, herpetic.
     decidedly brilliant,
     syntacticly elegant,
   Made ideas far less hypothetic.

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org



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