Just for fun. I found these in an old file while cleaning up files on my hard drive.
Popular Tongue Twisters
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?
She sells seashells by the seashore.
The shells she sells are surely seashells.
So if she sells shells on the seashore,
I’m sure she sells seashore shells.
Red lorry, yellow lorry.
Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?
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 as a woodchuck would
If a woodchuck could chuck wood.
Tongue Twister Poems
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.
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
So See’s saw sawed Soar’s seesaw.
But it was sad to see Soar so sore
just because See’s saw sawed
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-toad power,
The she-toad vetoed him.
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.
However, the shot Shott shot shot not Shott, but Nott.
Other Cool Tongue Twisters
Unique New York.
Many an anemone sees an enemy anemone.
Freshly-fried flying fish.
She stood on the balcony, inexplicably mimicing him hiccupping,
and amicably welcoming him home.
Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.
The epitome of femininity.
A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk,
but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
‘Rude’ Tongue Twister
One smart fellow; he felt smart.
Two smart fellows; they felt smart.
Three smart fellows; they all felt smart.
Sums are not set as a test on Erasmus
Go deliver a dare, vile dog!
Madam, in Eden I’m Adam.
May a moody baby doom a yam?
Do geese see God?
Never odd or even.
Straw? No, too stupid a fad; I put soot on warts.
Dogma: I am God.
A Toyota! Race fast… safe car… a toyota.
Anne, I vote more cars race Rome to Vienna.
Some men interpret nine memos.
Are we not drawn onward, we few, drawn onward to new era?
Doc Note: I dissent. A fast never prevents a fatness. I diet on cod.
Go hang a salami; I’m a lasagna hog!
No, it never propagates if I set a gap or prevention.
God saw I was a dog.
Too bad – I hid a boot.
Campus Motto: Bottoms up, Mac.
No trace; not one carton.
Oozy rat in a sanitary zoo.
Rats live on no evil star.
Was it Eliot’s toilet I saw?
Lisa Bonet ate no basil.
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