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What are some good/irritating tongue twisters that you know & can you say any without tripping up?

Asked by ucme (46223points) June 1st, 2010

You know, Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers etc. I’m hopeless at almost all of them constantly getting them wrong until I get bored & give up.What would be some that you know that are real humdingers & maybe not that well known?

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Trillian's avatar

Big black rubber baby buggy bumpers.
She sells sea shells by the sea shore

No, I can’t actually say them without tripping over my tongue. Fortunately, I don’t feel that my life is diminished in any way by not saying them, so I’m good!

ucme's avatar

So your life aint diminished in any way, I mean that’s kind of a gimme.The first one you offered I actually did without any difficulty.Yay for me.

Bluefreedom's avatar

I’m pretty good at reciting this one fast without messing it up:

How much wood could a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

I hadth myth thongue pierceth by my mommy deareth!
Sthay dath 5 thimes real fasth! ;P

mattbrowne's avatar

Fromme Frösche fressen frische Frühlingszwiebeln, aber freche Frösche fressen frische Früchte.

Akiora's avatar

I slit the sheet; the sheet I slit; upon the slitted sheet I sit.

ucme's avatar

@lucillelucillelucille Now that i’m familiar with, you thexy cwazy luthille you.About par for the course with me that one.

ucme's avatar

@mattbrowne Oh now come on, that’s just downright below the belt that is.I mean a fractured jaw is coming my way with that little bugger.

ucme's avatar

@Akiora Comes out slightly pornographic when I attempt it,oops ;¬}

mattbrowne's avatar

Ready for more?

Nach dem Stutzen des Rhabarberbarbarabarbarbarenbarts geht der Rhabarberbarbarabarbarbarenbartbarbier meist mit den Rhabarberbarbarabarbarbaren in die Rhabarberbarbarabar um mit den Rhabarberbarbarabarbarbaren von Rhabarberbarbaras herrlichem Rhabarberkuchen zu essen.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@ucme -Did you at least try it? In public? Loudly? In the voice of Daffy Duck???

ucme's avatar

@mattbrowne Now stop that at once.No one likes a show off.I won’t tell you again ;¬}

ucme's avatar

@lucillelucillelucille Oooooh, you’re dithpiccabbbbllle.Actually sounds like fun, I may try it tomorrow.I mean what’s the worst that can happen, right?

Allie's avatar

I’m pretty good at them actually. I can say the Peter Piper one easily. I can say the rubber baby buggy bumpers one as well, but the sea shells by the sea shore one is a doozie for me.

augustlan's avatar

I’m fairly good at these. My favorites are deceptively simple. Say either of these five times, fast:
Unique New York
Toy Boat

ucme's avatar

@augustlan I’m afraid mine came out as Unique Yew Nork.Over & over again, ho hum never mind.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

@ucme -The worst that can happen is that they serve you meatloaf in jail.

ucme's avatar

With a side order of soddamy from the burly buggers in the kitchen.Not good.

Keysha's avatar

I’m very good at them.

Favorite? The sixth sick shiek’s sixth sheep’s sick.

Yes, I can say it.

kenmc's avatar

I can say this one extremely well:

“How much wood could a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood. A wood chuck would chuck as much wood as a wood chuck could chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood.”

^^Harder to type than say for me.

rebbel's avatar

Lotje Leerde Linda Lopen Langs de Lange Lindelaan.
Later today i will give you a nice Greek one (tongue twister that is).

Berserker's avatar

Bring big pappa Paul a primo pack of pic-a-pop, pronto. (You can switch pic-a-pop for pizza pops.)

I guess it’s not all that hard, but it being an inside joke some friends and I made about some creepy dude we used to know makes it stick out for me.

Also, big Mikey Mike, Mikey Maximillian Mike.

Don’t ask lulz

ucme's avatar

Here’s one, only two words but no less irritating. Peggy Babcock, Babcock Peggy. Said at speed at least three times ;¬}

rebbel's avatar

As promised, here are some Greek ones (courtesy my girlfriend):

- mia papia ma pia papia mia papia me papia
– aspri petra xeksapri kai apo ton ilio xeksasproteri
– ena xtapodi oxtoplokamododekaxtapodo
– kalimera kamilieri kamilieri kalimera

filmfann's avatar

A Box of Biscuits.
A Box of Mixed Biscuits.
A Biscuit Mixer.

ucme's avatar

@rebbel That’s all Greek to me.Beautiful language though but.

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