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Tongue Twisters
Most need repeating 3 times, others can hardly be said once!
(Fun for kids under 12; and for everyone else, if a kid under 12 is handy.)

Top 10 Tongue Twisters

(Java required. The top 10 are repeated below)

More Tongue Twisters
(Hard ones are bold)

  1. A box of biscuits, a batch of mixed biscuits
  2. Brad's big black bath brush broke.
  3. Cheap Ship Trip
  4. Chop shops stock chops
  5. Fat frogs flying past fast
  6. Flash message!
  7. Flee from fog to fight flu fast!
  8. Freshly-fried flying fish.
  9. Friendly Frank flips fine flapjacks
  10. Girl gargoyle, guy gargoyle
  11. Good blood, Bad blood
  12. Is this a zither?
  13. Listen to the local yokel yodel
  14. Mrs. Smith's Fish Sauce Shop
  15. Peggy Babcock
  16. Pete, please pass the plate of peas
  17. Please pay promptly
  1. Preshrunk silk shirts
  2. She sifted thistles through her thistle-sifter
  3. Six sharp smart sharks
  4. Six short slow shepherds
  5. Six slippery snails, slid slowly seaward
  6. Six thick thistles stick
  7. Sly Sam slurps Sally's soup
  8. Strange strategic statistics
  9. Sure the ship's shipshape, sir
  10. The bootblack brought the boot back.
  11. The gum glue grew glum
  12. Three twigs twined tightly
  13. Unique New York
  14. Vincent vowed vengence very vehemently
  15. We surely shall see the sun shine soon
  16. Which witch wished which wicked wish?
  17. Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

Longer Twisters

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

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.

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?

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.

Betty better butter Brad's bread.

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

Bill Button bought a butter'd biscuit;
Did Billy Button buy a butter'd biscuit?
If Billy Button bought a butter'd biscuit,
Where's the butter'd biscuit Billy Button bought?

Moses supposes his toeses are roses,
But Moses supposes erroneously;
For nobody's toeses are posies of roses
As Moses supposes his toeses to be.

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
If a woodchuck could chuck wood?
He would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuck,
If a woodchuck could chuck wood.

Naughty Tongue Twisters

City Sheriff

I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit.

Top 10 Tongue Twisters

10. Rubber Baby Buggy Bumpers
9. Polish Sausage
8. Three Free Throws
7. Your yogurt
6. Slug Bug Club
5. Mix, Miss Mix
4. Knapsack Straps
3. Inchworms Itching
2. Sixish
1. Toy Boat! Toy Boat! Toy Boat!

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