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Friday, November 11, 2016

COULD I GET A LITTLE HELP HERE? MY TONGUE IS TWISTED!!

My last words on the election:
(Stolen borrowed from Linda Kay)


Sunday, November 13th, is International Tongue Twisters Day!!
Here are some for you to practice on.



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

According to the Guinness Book of World Records 
the most difficult English tongue twister is
"Toy boat."
Try saying it 5 times fast.


Try saying these 5 times, too.
You probably know the first ones:

Rubber baby buggy bumpers

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?

She sells seashells by the seashore.

But these might be new to you:

Real weird rear wheels

She sits in her slip and sips Schlitz.

Jack's nap sack strap snapped.

Great gray goats

Tim, the thin twin tinsmith.

Switch watch, wrist watch.

The sixth sick Sikh's sixth sheep is sick.

Six Czech cricket critics

Shannon Shant ship ships through Shilshole, Seattle.

Quick queens quack quick quacks quicker than quacking quails.

Seven sleazy shysters in sharkskin suits sold sheared sealskins to seasick sailors.

I'm a sheet slitter. I slit sheets.
I'm the sleekest sheet slitter that ever slit sheets.



Did you hear about the guy who goes into a diner & asks the waitress what the lunch special is? When she tells him, "Tongue sandwich," he says, "I'd never eat anything that came out of an animal's mouth; just scramble me a couple of eggs!!"

















To all our veterans--THANK YOU!!

----fishducky

 


18 comments:

  1. Some gems here. And almost all of them are beyond me.
    Tongue was the only food war I ever won with my father. We were brought up to eat everything put on our plates - or go without. After my first mouthful of tongue I refused to eat any more 'because I could taste it, tasting me'. My father, a stickler for discipline (and who was never served anything he didn't like) didn't even attempt to make me eat any more tongue. And agreed I could have a sandwich instead.

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    1. My grandma used to roast tongue foe us all the time; it was good!!

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  2. Holy Moly with Guacamole these were funny.

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  3. THe favorite with my kids was:

    One smart fellow he felt smart
    Two smart fellows they felt smart
    Three smart fellows, they all felt smart

    Always ended in loads of kiddie giggles!

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  4. Lots of tongue twisters that I have never heard of. :)

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  5. I can tie a cherry stem in a knot with my tongue but had trouble with some of these.

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    1. I imagine they'd be even harder to say while tieing a cherry stem in a knot with your tongue!!

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  6. I'm good with all tongue twisters except the ones with the "R" or "W" sounds in them. I can touch my nose and the bottom of my chin with my tongue.
    Lisa

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    1. You must have a very long tongue; I would NOT share an ice cream cone with you!!

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  7. For years I've tried to say "toy boat" fast and just can't.

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    1. I've been trying since I was a kid & I still can't do it!!

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  8. I like the cat tongue vendor, and the granny not making a peep!

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    1. I choose my cartoons VERY carefully!!

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  9. I'm not a fan of tongue twisters, but I do like "Billy Baldwin Bagged a Bunch of Bacon Burgers". Now if he'll just bring them to my house we can have ourselves a party.

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    1. If he does, will you please save one for me?

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