Tongue-Twisters

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- The World’s toughest tongue twister:
   The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.

- A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk,
  but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.

- Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
  Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers?
  If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
  where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

- Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry.

- Betty Botter had some butter, "But," she said, "this butter's bitter.
  If I bake this bitter butter, it would make my batter bitter.

- But a bit of better butter-- that would make my batter better."

- So she bought a bit of butter, better than her bitter butter,
  and she baked it in her batter, and the batter was not bitter.
  So 'twas better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter.

- Six thick thistle sticks. Six thick thistles stick.

- A big black bug bit a big black bear, made the big black bear bleed blood.

- She sells sea shells by the sea shore. The shells she sells are surely seashells.
  So if she sells shells on the seashore, I'm sure she sells seashore shells.

- Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets.

- A bitter biting bittern, Bit a better brother bittern
  And the bitter better bittern, Bit the bitter biter back.
  And the bitter bittern, bitten, By the better bitten bittern,
  Said: "I'm a bitter biter bit, alack!"

- A noisy noise annoys an oyster.

- Mr. See owned a saw. And Mr. Soar owned a seesaw.
  Now See's saw sawed Soar's seesaw
  Before Soar saw See, Which made Soar sore.
  Had Soar seen See's saw
  Before See sawed Soar's seesaw, See's saw would not have sawed
  Soar's seesaw. So See's saw sawed Soar's seesaw.
  But it was sad to see Soar so sore
  Just because See's saw sawed Soar's seesaw!

- I cannot bear to see a bear, Bear down upon a hare.
  When bare of hair he strips the hare, Right there I cry, "Forbear!"

- Tim, the thin twin tinsmith

- I need not your needles, they're needless to me;
  For kneading of noodles, 'twere needless, you see;
  But did my neat knickers but need to be kneed,
  I then should have need of your needles indeed.

- Flee from fog to fight flu fast!

- How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
  if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
  He would chuck, he would, as much as he could,
  and chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would
  if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

- Six short slow shepherds.

- A tree toad loved a she-toad, Who lived up in a tree.
  He was a two-toed tree toad, But a three-toed toad was she.
  The two-toed tree toad tried to win, The three-toed she-toad's heart,
  For the two-toed tree toad loved the ground
  That the three-toed tree toad trod.
  But the two-toed tree toad tried in vain.
  He couldn't please her whim.From her tree toad bower
  With her three-toed power. The she-toad vetoed him.

- Which witch wished which wicked wish?

- Old oily Ollie oils old oily autos.

- The two-twenty-two train tore through the tunnel.

- Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep.
  The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed shilly-shallied south.
  These sheep shouldn't sleep in a shack; sheep should sleep in a shed.

- Sure the ship's shipshape, sir.

- Of all the felt I ever felt, I never felt a piece of felt
  which felt as fine as that felt felt, when first I felt that felt hat's felt.

- Sixish.

- Don't pamper damp scamp tramps that camp under ramp lamps.

- Swan swam over the sea, Swim, swan, swim!
  Swan swam back again Well swum, swan!

- Six shimmering sharks sharply striking shins.

- Brad's big black bath brush broke.

- Strict strong stringy Stephen Stretch slickly snared six sickly silky snakes.

- Susan shineth shoes and socks; socks and shoes shines Susan.
  She ceased shining shoes and socks, for shoes and socks shock Susan.

- If one doctor doctors another doctor, does the doctor
  who doctors the doctor doctor the doctor the way the
  doctor he is doctoring doctors? Or does he doctor
  the doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors?

- While we were walking, we were watching window washers
  wash Washington's windows with warm washing water.

- The crow flew over the river with a lump of raw liver.

- Good blood, bad blood.

- Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
  imagining managing an imaginary menagerie?

- She stood on the balcony inexplicably mimicing him hiccupping,
  and amicably welcoming him home.

- Ned Nott was shot and Sam Shott was not.
  So it is better to be Shott than Nott.
  Some say Nott was not shot. But Shott says he shot Nott.
  Either the shot Shott shot at Nott was not shot, or Nott was shot.
  If the shot Shott shot shot Nott, Nott was shot.
  But if the shot Shott shot shot Shott,
  then Shott was shot, not Nott. I need not your needles, they're needless to me;
  For kneading of noodles, 'twere needless, you see;
  But did my neat knickers but need to be kneed,
  I then should have need of your needles indeed.
  However, the shot Shott shot shot not Shott -- but Nott.

- Pretty Kitty Creighton had a cotton batten cat.
  The cotton batten cat was bitten by a rat.
  The kitten that was bitten had a button for an eye,
  And biting off the button made the cotton batten fly.

- Fred fed Ted bread, and Ted fed Fred bread.

Some hindi ones

- Nandu ke Nana Ne Nandu ki Nani ko Nand Nagari me Nagin dikhaie.

- Chacha ne chachi ko chandni chawk me chandni raat me chandi ke chamch se chatpati chatni chatai.

- pital ke patile mein papita pila pila

- KACHA PAPAD PAKA PAPAD

- A quick witted cricket critic.

- IF IF = THEN THEN THEN = ELSE ELSE ELSE = IF;
  programming language PL/I by Bruce Walker

- I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.
  Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.

- How many boards Could the Mongols hoard
  If the Mongol hoards got bored?
  from the comic Calvin & Hobbes, by Bill Waterson


- How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?

- Send toast to ten tense stout saints' ten tall tents.
  by Raymond Weisling

- Denise sees the fleece, Denise sees the fleas.
  At least Denise could sneeze and feed and freeze the fleas.

- Coy knows pseudonoise codes.
  by Pierre Abbat

- Sheena leads, Sheila needs.

- The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.

- Something in a thirty-acre thermal thicket of thorns and thistles thumped and thundered threatening the three-D thoughts of Matthew the thug - although, theatrically, it was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the underneath of his thigh that the thirty year old thug thought of that morning.
by Meaghan Desbiens

- Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?

- Seth at Sainsbury's sells thick socks.

- You cuss, I cuss, we all cuss, for asparagus!
  From a Far Side cartoon by Gary Larson

- Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.

- Clean clams crammed in clean cans.

- Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.

- I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.

- Stupid superstition!

- There was a fisherman named Fisher who fished for some fish in a fissure.
  Till a fish with a grin, pulled the fisherman in.Now they're fishing the fissure for Fisher.

- World Wide Web

- To sit in solemn silence in a dull dark dock

- In a pestilential prison with a life long lock
  Awaiting the sensation of a short sharp shock
  From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block.
  by W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan from The Mikado

- Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut-Butter, 'tis the peanut-butter picky people pick.
  from a commercial

- If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews?

- Luke's duck likes lakes. Luke Luck licks lakes. Luke's duck licks lakes. Duck takes licks in lakes Luke Luck likes. Luke Luck takes licks in lakes duck likes.
  from Dr. Seuss' Fox in Socks

- Seventy seven benevolent elephants, harder than it seems

- There those thousand thinkers were thinking how did the other three thieves go through.

- Santa's Short Suit Shrunk name of a children's book

- I was born on a pirate ship
  Hold your tongue while saying it.

- I scream, you scream, we all scream for icecream!

- Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses.

- In Hertford, Hereford and Hampshire hurricanes hardly ever happen.
  From the film ""My Fair Lady""

- One-one was a race horse. Two-two was one too. One-one won one race. Two-two won one too.

- Celibate celebrant, celibate celebrant, celibate celebrant, ...

- Willy's real rear wheel David Bowser in Harrisburg, PA

- If Pickford's packers packed a packet of crisps would the packet of crisps that Pickford's packers packed survive for two and a half years?
from Naomi Fletcher's real life

- Did Dick Pickens prick his pinkie pickling cheap cling peaches in an inch of Pinch or framing his famed French finch photos?

- What a terrible tongue twister, what a terrible tongue twister,
   what a terrible tongue twister...

- When you write copy you have the right to copyright the copy you write.

- A big black bug bit a big black dog on his big black nose!
  by Kitty Morrow

- Elizabeth's birthday is on the third Thursday of this month.

- Ann and Andy's anniversary is in April.


- Flash message!

- Frogfeet, flippers, swimfins.

- Hassock hassock, black spotted hassock. Black spot on a black back of a black spotted hassock.

- How many cookies could a good cook cook If a good cook could cook cookies? A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.

- How much ground would a groundhog hog, if a groundhog could hog ground? A groundhog would hog all the ground he could hog, if a groundhog could hog ground.

- How much pot, could a pot roast roast, if a pot roast could roast pot.

- How much wood could Chuck Woods' woodchuck chuck, if Chuck Woods' woodchuck could and would chuck wood? If Chuck Woods' woodchuck could and would chuck wood, how much wood could and would Chuck Woods' woodchuck chuck? Chuck Woods' woodchuck would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood as any woodchuck would, if a woodchuck could and would chuck wood.

Mary Mac's mother's making Mary Mac marry me.
My mother's making me marry Mary Mac.
Will I always be so Merry when Mary's taking care of me?
Will I always be so merry when I marry Mary Mac?
from a song by Carbon Leaf

- Mr. Tongue Twister tried to train his tongue to twist and turn, and twit an twat, to learn the letter ""T"".

- Pete's pa pete poked to the pea patch to pick a peck of peas for the poor pink pig in the pine hole pig-pen.

- She saw Sherif's shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure she saw Sherif's shoes on the sofa?

- Through three cheese trees three free fleas flew.
  While these fleas flew, freezy breeze blew.
  Freezy breeze made these three trees freeze.
  Freezy trees made these trees' cheese freeze.
  That's what made these three free fleas sneeze.
  from Fox in Sox by Dr. Seuss

- Two tried and true tridents

- rudder valve reversals the cause of some plane crashes

- Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eye.
  If cows could fly I'd have a cow pie in my eye.

- How many cans can a cannibal nibble if a cannibal can nibble cans?
  As many cans as a cannibal can nibble if a cannibal can nibble cans.

- A twister of twists once twisted a twist;
  A twist that he twisted was a three-twisted twist;
  If in twisting a twist one twist should untwist,
  The untwisted twist would untwist the twist.

- Thirty-three thirsty, thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurber on Thursday.


- Four furious friends fought for the phone.

- Plymouth sleuths thwart Luther's slithering.

- Bobby Bippy bought a bat. Bobby Bippy bought a ball.
  With his bat Bob banged the ball Banged it bump against the wall
  But so boldly Bobby banged it That he burst his rubber ball
  ""Boo!"" cried Bobby Bad luck ball Bad luck Bobby, bad luck ball
  Now to drown his many troubles Bobby Bippy's blowing bubbles.
  from mid-Willamette Valley theater


- Black background, brown background.

- Why do you cry, Willy? Why do you cry?
  Why, Willy? Why, Willy? Why, Willy? Why?

- Very well, very well, very well ...

- Tie twine to three tree twigs.

- Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.

- Mares eat oats and does eat oats, and little lambs eat ivy.
  A Kid will eat ivy too, wouldn't you?

- Three short sword sheaths.

- Caution: Wide Right Turns Seen on semi-tractor trailers

- Rolling red wagons

- Green glass globes glow greenly.

- Robert Wayne Rutter personal name I stood sadly on the silver steps of Burgess's fish sauce shop, mimicking him hiccuping, and wildly welcoming him within.

- When I was in Arkansas I saw a saw that could outsaw any other saw I ever saw, saw. If you've got a saw that can outsaw the saw I saw saw then I'd like to see your saw saw.


- black back bat

- The queen in green screamed.

- How many berries could a bare berry carry, if a bare berry could carry berries?
  Well they can't carry berries (which could make you very wary)
  but a bare berry carried is more scary!

- What did you have for breakfast? - rubber balls and liquor!
  What did you have for lunch? - rubber balls and liquor!
  What did you have for dinner? - rubber balls and liquor!
  - rubber balls and liquor!

- Snap Crackel pop, Snap Crackel pop, Snap Crackel pop

- Six slimy snails sailed silently.

- I thought, I thought of thinking of thanking you.

- Seven slick slimey snakes slowly sliding southward.


- Red Buick, blue Buick

- Roofs of mushrooms rarely mush too much.
by Matt Duchnowski

- He threw three balls.

- The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.

- Singing Sammy sung songs on sinking sand.

- We're real rear wheels.

- Rhys watched Ross switch his Irish wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch.

- I wish to wash my Irish wristwatch.

- Near an ear, a nearer ear, a nearly eerie ear.

- On a lazy laser raiser lies a laser ray eraser.

- Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle.

- Tom threw Tim three thumbtacks.

- How much caramel can a canny canonball cram in a camel if a canny canonball can cram caramel in a camel?


- He threw three free throws.

- Fresh French fried fly fritters

- Gig whip, gig whip, gig whip, ...

- I was born on a pirate ship.
  Say it while holding your tongue.

- 2 Y's U R. 2 Y's U B. I C U R. 2 Y's 4 me!

- Little Mike left his bike like Tike at Spike's.

- Eddie edited it.

- Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Spread it thick, say it quick!
  Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Spread it thicker, say it quicker!
  Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Don't eat with your mouth full!

- Wow, race winners really want red wine right away!

- The ruddy widow really wants ripe watermelon and red roses when winter arrives.

- I'll chew and chew until my jaws drop.


- Triple Dickle a strong drink

- How many sheets could a sheet slitter slit if a sheet slitter could slit sheets?

- Supposed to be pistachio, supposed to be pistachio, supposed to be pistachio.
  by Diane Estep

- Chester Cheetah chews a chunk of cheep cheddar cheese.
  from a high school singing class

- Real rock wall, real rock wall, real rock wall
 
- Argyle Gargoyle

- Peggy Babcock
  personal name

- If you're keen on stunning kites and cunning stunts, buy a cunning stunning stunt kite.

- Two tiny tigers take two taxis to town.

- Sounding by sound is a sound method of sounding sounds.
  by Pierre Abbat


- Willie's really weary.

- Yally Bally had a jolly golliwog. Feeling folly, Yally Bally Bought his jolly golli' a dollie made of holly! The golli', feeling jolly, named the holly dollie, Polly. So Yally Bally's jolly golli's holly dollie Polly's also jolly!
  by Mistah Twistah, Tony Valuch

- Out in the pasture the nature watcher watches the catcher. While the catcher watches the pitcher who pitches the balls. Whether the temperature's up or whether the temperature's down, the nature watcher, the catcher and the pitcher are always around. The pitcher pitches, the catcher catches and the watcher watches. So whether the temperature's rises or whether the temperature falls the nature watcher just watches the catcher who's watching the pitcher who's watching the balls.
  by Sharon Johnson

- Tommy Tucker tried to tie Tammy's Turtles tie.

- John, where Peter had had ""had had"", had had ""had"";
  ""had had"" had had his master's approval.

- Excited executioner exercising his excising powers excessively.

- Pail of ale aiding ailing Al's travails.
  from India

- Double bubble gum, bubbles double.

- If you can't can any candy can, how many candy cans can a candy canner can
  if he can can candy cans ? ?


- Octopus ocular optics. and A cat snaps a rat's paxwax.
  by Pierre Abbat

- This is the sixth zebra snoozing thoroughly.

- Salty broccoli, salty broccoli, salty broccoli ....

- I saw Esau kissing Kate. I saw Esau, he saw me, and she saw I saw Esau.

- A slimey snake slithered down the sandy sahara.

- Suzie Seaword's fish-sauce shop sells unsifted thistles for thistle-sifters to sift.

- I eat eel while you peel eel

- Nothing is worth thousands of deaths.

- The big black bug bit the big black bear,
  but the big black bear bit the big black bug back!

- Dust is a disk's worst enemy.

- I see a sea down by the seashore.But which sea do you see down by the seashore?

- She said she should sit!

- Old Mr. Hunt had a cuddy punt Not a cuddy punt but a hunt punt cuddy.

- As one black bug, bled blue, black blood. The other black bug bled blue.

- Mommy made me eat my M&Ms.

- I'm not the fig plucker, Nor the fig plucker's son,
  but I'll pluck your figs till the fig plucker comes.

- A gazillion gigantic grapes gushed
  gradually giving gophers gooey guts.

- Aluminum, linoleum, aluminum, linoleum, aluminum, linoleum

- Thin grippy thick slippery.

- There once was a two toed, she toad, tree toad, and a three toed, he toad, tree toad....

- The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick

- The owner of the inside inn was inside his inside inn with his inside outside his inside inn.

- If you notice this notice, you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.

- If you understand, say ""understand"".If you don't understand, say ""don't understand"".
  But if you understand and say ""don't understand"". how do I understand that you understand. Understand!?

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