Tongue Twisters

Tongue Twister: A phrase that gets your tang all tongueled up.
What do you get when you cross a mouth with a tornado?

Tongue TwistHer

[Tongue Twister: a phrase or sentence which is hard to speak fast, usually because of alliteration or a sequence of nearly similar sounds. Tongue twisters help to develop speech skills & speech therapy. To get the full effect of a tongue twister, try to repeat it several times, as quickly as possible, without stumbling or mispronouncing...]

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

A big black bear sat on a big black bug.

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

A big black bug bit a big black dog on his big black nose!

A big bug bit the little beetle but the little beetle bit the big bug back.

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 bloke's back bike brake block broke.

A box of biscuits, a batch of mixed biscuits.

A box of biscuits,
A box of mixed biscuits,
And a biscuit mixer.

A box of mixed biscuits, a mixed biscuit box.

A canner, exceedingly canny, one morning remarked to his granny,
A canner can can
Anything that he can;
But a canner can't can a can can he.

A cat snaps a rat's paxwax.

A fly and a flea in a flue
were imprisoned, so what could they do?
"Let us fly," said the flea
"Let us flee,"said the fly
So they flew through a flaw in the flue.

A gazillion gigantic grapes gushed
gradually giving gophers gooey guts.

A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.

A lady sees a pot-mender at work at his barrow in the street.
""Are you copper-bottoming them, my man?""
""No, I'm aluminiuming 'em, Mum""

A loyal warrior will rarely worry why we rule.

A lump of red leather, a red leather lump.

A noise annoys an oyster, but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more!

A nurse anesthetist unearthed a nest.

A pessimistic pest exists amidst us.

A proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot.

A real rare whale.

A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.

A sailor went to sea to see, what he could see. And all he could see was sea, sea, sea.

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

A skunk sat on a stump.
The stump thought the skunk stunk.
The skunk thought the stump stunk.
What stunk - the skunk or the stump?

A slimey snake slithered down the sandy sahara.

A smart fella, a fella smart.
It takes a smart fella to say a fella smart.

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.

A Tudor who tooted the flute
tried to tutor two tooters to toot.
Said the two to the tutor,
""Is it harder to toot or
to tutor two tooters to toot?""

A turbot's not a burbot, for a turbot's a butt, but a burbot's not.

A tutor who tooted the flute, tried to tutor two tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor, 'Is it harder to toot or to tutor two tooters to toot?'

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.

A twister of twists once twisted a twist.
And the twist that he twisted was a three twisted twist.
Now in twisting this twist, if a twist should untwist,
Would the twist that untwisted untwist the twists.

Ah shucks, six stick shifts stuck shut!

Aluminum, linoleum; aluminum, linoleum; aluminum, linoleum…

Amidst the mists and coldest frosts,
With stoutest wrists and loudest boasts,
He thrusts his fists against the posts,
And still insists he sees the ghosts.

An ape hates grape cakes.

An elephant was asphyxiated in the asphalt.

Ann and Andy's anniversary is in April.

Are our oars oak?

Argyle Gargoyle.

As he gobbled the cakes on his plate,
the greedy ape said as he ate,
the greener green grapes are,
the keener keen apes are
to gobble green grape cakes,
they're great!

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

Baboon bamboo, baboon bamboo, baboon bamboo…

Bake big batches of bitter brown bread.

Bake big batches of brown blueberry bread.

Betty and Bob brought back blue balloons from the big bazaar.

Betty Batter had some butter,
'But,' she said, 'this butter's bitter.
If I bake this bitter butter,
It would make my batter bitter.'

Betty better butter Brad's bread.

Betty Block brought some bric a brac.

Betty Botter bought some butter but she said the butter's bitter. If I put it in my batter it will make my batter bitter. So, she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter and she put it in her batter and her batter was not bitter. So 'twas good that Betty Botter bought some better butter.

Betty bought some bitter butter
and it made her batter bitter,
so Betty bought some better butter
to make her bitter batter better.

Betty bought some butter,
but the butter Betty bought was bitter,
so Betty bought some better butter,
and the better butter Betty bought
was better than the bitter butter Betty bought before!

Big Billy, who had a big belly was also a big bully.

Big black bugs bleed blue black blood but baby black bugs bleed blue blood.

Billy Button bought a buttered biscuit,
did Billy Button buy a buttered biscuit?
If Billy Button bought a buttered biscuit,
Where's the buttered biscuit Billy Button bought?

Biloxi’s black and blue billboards blew backwards.

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

Black background, brown background.

Black back bat.

Black bug bit a big black bear. But where is the big black bear that the big black bug bit?

Black bug's blood.

Blake's black bike's back brake bracket block broke.

Blue glue gun, green glue gun.

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.

Brad's big black bath brush broke.

Brent Spence Bridge
Clay Wade Bailey Bridge

Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades,
blunderbusses, and bludgeons - balancing them badly.

Buckets of bug blood, buckets of bug blood, buckets of bug blood…

Bug's black blood.

Busy buzzing bumble bees.

But a harder thing still to do.
What a to do to die today
At a quarter or two to two.
A terrible difficult thing to say
But a harder thing still to do.
The dragon will come at the beat of the drum
With a rat-a-tat-tat a-tat-tat a-tat-to
At a quarter or two to two today,
At a quarter or two to two.
Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?

But she as far surpasseth Sycorax,
As great'st does least.

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

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

Casual clothes are provisional for leisurely trips across Asia.

Caution: Wide Right Turns.

Cedar shingles should be shaved and saved.

Celibate celebrant, celibate celebrant, celibate celebrant…

Cheap ship trip.

Cheerful Charles chose cherry chocolates for Cheri.

Chester Cheetah chews a chunk of cheep cheddar cheese.

Chicken in the car and the car can go,
that is the way you spell Chicago.

Choose a smooth footloose moose and you can't loose!

Chop shops stock chops


Clean clams crammed in clean cans

Clowns grow glowing crowns

Come, come,
Stay calm, stay calm,
No need for alarm,
It only hums,
It doesn't harm.

Cooks cook cupcakes quickly

Corn on the cob

Courtney Dworkin

Cows graze in groves on grass which grows in grooves in groves.

Coy knows pseudonoise codes.
Craig Quinn's quick trip to Crabtree Creek.

Crisp crusts crackle and crunch

Crisp crusts crackle crunchily

Crush grapes, grapes crush, crush grapes...

Cuthbert's cuff links

Daddy draws doors, Daddy draws doors, Daddy draws doors…

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

Did Doug dig Dick's garden or did Dick dig Doug's garden?

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

Do tongue twisters twist your tongue?

Does this shop sport short socks with spots?

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

Don't spring on the inner-spring this spring or there will be an offspring next spring.

Double bubble gum, bubbles double.

Dr. Johnson and Mr. Johnson, after great consideration, came to the conclusion that the Indian nation beyond the Indian Ocean is back in education because the chief occupation is cultivation.

Dust is a disk's worst enemy.

Each Easter Eddie eats eighty Easter eggs.

East Fife Four, Forfar Five.

Ed had edited it.

Ed 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, the shot was Shott, not Nott. However, the shot Shott shot shot not Shott - but Nott. So, Ed Nott was shot and that's hot! Is it not?

Eddie edited it.

Eleven benevolent elephants.

Elmer Arnold.

Elizabeth has eleven elves in her elm tree.

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

Esau Wood sawed wood. All the wood Esau Wood saw, Esau Wood would saw. All the wood Wood saw, Esau sought to saw. One day Esau Wood's wood-saw would saw no wood. So Esau Wood sought a new wood-saw. The new wood-saw would saw wood. Oh, the wood Esau Wood would saw. Esau sought a saw that would saw wood as no other wood-saw would saw. And Esau found a saw that would saw as no other wood-saw would saw. And Esau Wood sawed wood.

Excited executioner exercising his excising powers excessively.

Extinct insects' instincts...

Fat frogs flying past fast.

Federal Express is now called FedEx.
When I retire I'll be a FedEx ex.
But if I'm an officer when I retire, I'll be an ex Fedex Exec.
Then after a divorce, my ex-wife will be an ex FedEx exec's ex.
If I rejoin FedEx in time, I'd be an ex ex FedEx exec.
When we remarry, my wife will be an ex ex FedEx exec's ex.

Five fat friars frying flat fish.

Five frantic frogs fled from fifty fierce fishes.

Five fuzzy French frogs Frolicked through the fields in France.

Flash message!

Flee from fog to fight flu fast!

Flies fly but a fly flies.

Four furious friends fought for the phone.

Fred fed Ted bread, and Ted fed Fred bread.

Fred Threlfall's thirty-five fine threads are finer threads than Fred Threlfall's thirty-five thick threads.

Fresh French fried fly fritters.

Fresh fried fish,
Fish fresh fried,
Fried fish fresh,
Fish fried fresh.

Freshly-fried fat flying fish.

Freshly-fried fresh flesh.

Friendly fleas and fire flies.

Friendly Frank flips fine flapjacks.

Frogfeet, flippers, swimfins.

Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear,
Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair,
Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn't very fuzzy, was he?

Gertie's great-grandma grew aghast at Gertie's grammar.

Gig whip, gig whip, gig whip…

Girl gargoyle, guy gargoyle.

Give me the gift of a grip-top sock,
A clip drape shipshape tip top sock.
Not your spinslick slapstick slipshod stock,
But a plastic, elastic grip-top sock.
None of your fantastic slack swap slop
From a slap dash flash cash haberdash shop.
Not a knick knack knitlock knockneed knickerbocker sock
With a mock-shot blob-mottled trick-ticker top clock.
Not a supersheet seersucker rucksack sock,
Not a spot-speckled frog-freckled cheap sheik's sock
Off a hodge-podge moss-blotched scotch-botched block.
Nothing slipshod drip drop flip flop or glip glop
Tip me to a tip top grip top sock.

Give Mr. Snipa's wife's knife a swipe.

Give papa a cup of proper coffee in a copper coffee cup.

Gobbling gorgoyles gobbled gobbling goblins.

Good blood, bad blood; good blood, bad blood; good blood, bad blood…

Good Goodie Twoshoes took two shoes to the Goody Showshine shoe shop.

Great gray goats.

Greek grapes.

Green glass globes glow greenly.

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

He threw three balls.

He threw three free throws.

Her whole right hand really hurts.

Hi-tech traveling tractor trailor truck tracker.

How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?

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!

How many boards could the Mongols hoard if the Mongol hoards got bored?

How many cans can a canner can if a canner can can cans?
A canner can can as many cans as a canner can if a canner can can cans.

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.

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 many cuckoos could a good cook cook
if a cook could cook cuckoos.

How many saws could a see-saw saw if a see-saw could saw saws?

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

How many socks can a sock tucker tuck
If a sock tucker could tuck socks?

How many yaks could a yak pack pack if a yak pack could pack yaks?

How much caramel can a canny cannibal cram into a camel,
if a canny cannibal can cram caramel into a camel?

How much dew does a dewdrop drop
If dewdrops do drop dew?
They do drop, they do
As do dewdrops drop
If dewdrops do drop dew.

How much dough would Bob Dole dole
if Bob Dole could dole dough?
Bob Dole would dole as much dough
as Bob Dole could dole,
if Bob Dole could dole dough.

How much ground could a groundhog grind if a groundhog could grind ground?

How much ground would a groundhog grind if a groundhog could grind ground. A groundhog would grind all the ground a groundhog could if a groundhog could grind ground.

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 myrtle would a wood turtle hurdle if a wood turtle could hurdle myrtle?
A wood turtle would hurdle as much myrtle as a wood turtle could hurdle if a wood turtle could hurdle myrtle.

How much oil boil can a gum boil boil if a gum boil can boil oil?

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.

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
if a wooodchuck could chuck wood?
A woodchuck would chuck all the wood
a woodchuck could chuck
if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

I am a mother pheasant plucker,
I pluck mother pheasants.
I am the best mother pheasant plucker,
that ever plucked a mother pheasant!

I am not a pheasant plucker,
I'm a pheasant plucker's son
but I'll be plucking pheasants
When the pheasant plucker's gone.

I am not the pheasant plucker,
I'm the pheasant plucker's mate.
I am only plucking pheasants
'cause the pheasant plucker's running late.

I bought a bit of baking powder and baked a batch of biscuits. I brought a big basket of biscuits back to the bakery and baked a basket of big biscuits. Then I took the big basket of biscuits and the basket of big biscuits and mixed the big biscuits with the basket of biscuits that was next to the big basket and put a bunch of biscuits from the basket into a biscuit mixer and brought the basket of biscuits and the box of mixed biscuits and the biscuit mixer to the bakery and opened a tin of sardines.

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!"

I correctly recollect Rebecca MacGregor's reckoning.

I eat eel while you peel eel.

I know a boy named Tate
who dined with his girl at eight eight.
I'm unable to state what Tate ate at eight eight
or what Tate's tête à tête ate at eight eight.

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.

I saw a saw in Arkansas,
that would outsaw any saw I ever saw,
and if you got a saw
that will outsaw the saw I saw in Arkansas
let me see your saw.

I saw a saw that could out saw any other saw I ever saw.

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

I saw Esau sitting on a seesaw. I saw Esau; he saw me.

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

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

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

I shot the city sheriff, I shot the city sheriff, I shot the city sheriff…

I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit, and on that slitted sheet I sit.

I split a sheet
A sheet I split
Upon the splitted
Sheet I sit

I stood sadly on the silver steps of Burgess's fish sauce shop, mimicking him hiccuping, and wildly welcoming him within.

I thought a thought.
But the thought I thought wasn't the thought I thought I thought.
If the thought I thought I thought had been the thought I thought,
I wouldn't have thought so much.

I thought, I thought of thinking of thanking you.

I was born on a pirate ship.

I wish I were what I was when I wished I were what I am.

I wish to wash my Irish wristwatch.

I wish to wish, I dream to dream, I try to try, and I live to live, and I'd die to die, and I cry to cry but I don’t know why.

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.

I wish you were a fish in my dish.

I would if I could, and if I couldn't, how could I?
You couldn't, unless you could, could you?

I would if I could! But I can't, so I won't!

If a Hottentot taught a Hottentot tot
To talk ere the tot could totter,
Ought the Hottenton tot
Be taught to say aught, or naught,
Or what ought to be taught her?
If to hoot and to toot a Hottentot tot
Be taught by her Hottentot tutor,
Ought the tutor get hot
If the Hottentot tot
Hoot and toot at her Hottentot tutor?

If a black bug bleeds black blood,
What colour blood does a blue bug bleed?

If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a port,
And the bus is interrupted as a very last resort,
And the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort,
Then the socket packet pocket has an error to report!

If coloured caterpillars could change their colours constantly could they keep their coloured coat coloured properly?


If Kantie can tie a tie and untie a tie,
why can't I tie a tie and untie a tie like Kantie can.

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 the doctor doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors?

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?

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

If the label on the cable on the table at your house,
Says the network is connected to the button on your mouse,
But your packets want to tunnel on another protocol,
That's repeatedly rejected by the printer down the hall,
And your screen is all distorted by the side effects of gauss,
So your icons in the window are as wavy as a souse,
Then you may as well reboot and go out with a bang,
'Cause as sure as I'm a poet, the sucker's gonna hang!

If two witches would watch two watches, which witch would watch which watch?

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

If you go for a gopher a gopher will go for a gopher hole.

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

If you stick a stock of liquor in your locker
it is slick to stick a lock upon your stock
or some joker who is slicker
is going to trick you of your liquor
if you fail to lock your liquor with a lock.

If you tell Tom to tell a tongue-twister his tongue will be twisted as tongue-twister twists tongues.

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?

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

If your cursor finds a menu item followed by a dash,
And the double-clicking icon puts your window in the trash,
And your data is corrupted 'cause the index doesn't hash,
then your situation's hopeless, and your system's gonna crash!

I'll chew and chew until my jaws drop.

I'm a mother pheasant plucker.
I pluck mother pheasants.
I'm the pleasantest mother pheasant plucker,
That ever plucked a mother pheasant.
Actually, ...
I'm Not the pheasant plucker,
I'm the pheasant plucker's son.
But I'll stay and pluck the pheasants
Till the pheasant plucking 's done!

I'm a sock cutter and I cut socks.
I'm a sock cutter and I cut socks.
I'm a sock cutter and I cut socks.

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

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

In Hertford, Hereford and Hampshire hurricanes hardly ever happen.

Inchworms itching.

Irish wristwatch.

Is that a felt hat your wearing ,thats incredible
I've fealt some felt hats before but of all the felt hats I've ever fealt
I've never fealt a felt hat like that felt hat fealt.

Is this your sister's sixth zither, sir?

It's not the cough that carries you off,
it's the coffin they carry you off in.

John, where Molly had had ""had"", had had ""had had"". ""Had had"" had had the teachers approval.

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

Jolly juggling jesters jauntily juggled jingling jacks.

Kanta is a masai girl, she can tie a tie and untie a tie, if kanta can tie a tie and untie a tie, why can't I tie a tie and untie a tie?

Ken Dodd's dad's dog 's dead.

Kindly kittens knitting mittens keep kazooing in the king's kitchen.

King Thistle stuck a thousand thistles in the thistle of his thumb.
A thousand thistles King Thistle stuck in the thistle of his thumb.
If King Thistle stuck a thousand thistles in the thistle of his thumb,
How many thistles did King Thistle stick in the thistle of his thumb?

Knapsack straps.

Knife and a fork bottle and a cork
that is the way you spell New York.

Kris Kringle carefully crunched on candy canes.

Larry Hurley, a burly squirrel hurler, hurled a furry squirrel through a curly grill.

Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.

Lily ladles little Letty's lentil soup.

Listen to the local yokel yodel.

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

Love's a feeling you feel when you feel
you're going to feel the feeling you've never felt before.

Lovely lemon liniment.

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.

Mallory's hourly salary.

Many an anemone sees an enemy anemone.

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

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?

Meter maid Mary married manly Matthew Marcus Mayo,
a moody male mailman moving mostly metered mail.

Miss Smith's fish-sauce shop seldom sells shellfish.

Mix, Miss Mix!

Mo mi mo me send me a toe,
Me me mo mi get me a mole,
Mo mi mo me send me a toe,
Fe me mo mi get me a mole,
Mister kister feet so sweet,
Mister kister where will I eat?

Mommy made me eat my M&Ms.

Moose noshing much mush.

Moses supposes his toeses are roses,
but Moses supposes erroneously.
For Moses, he knowses his toeses aren't roses,
as Moses supposes his toeses to be.

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!

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

Mrs. Hunt had a country cut front in the front of her country cut petticoat.

Mrs. Puggy Wuggy has a square cut punt.
Not a punt cut square,
Just a square cut punt.
It's round in the stern and blunt in the front.
Mrs. Puggy Wuggy has a square cut punt.

Mrs. Smith's Fish Sauce Shop.

Mummies make money.

My dame hath a lame tame crane,
My dame hath a crane that is lame.

My mommy makes me muffins on Mondays.

Nat the bat swat at Matt the gnat.

National Sheepshire Sheep Association

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

Never trouble about trouble until trouble troubles you!

Nine nice night nurses nursing nicely.

No need to light a night light on a light night like tonight.

No nose knows like a gnome's nose knows.

Nothing is worth thousands of deaths.

Octopus ocular optics.

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.

Oh, the sadness of her sadness when she's sad.
Oh, the gladness of her gladness when she's glad.
But the sadness of her sadness,
and the gladness of her gladness,
Are nothing like her madness when she's mad!

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

Old oily Ollie oils old oily autos.

On a lazy laser raiser lies a laser ray eraser.

On mules we find two legs behind
and two we find before.
We stand behind before we find
what those behind be for.

Once a fellow met a fellow in a field of beans. Said a fellow to a fellow, "If a fellow asks a fellow, can a fellow tell a fellow what a fellow means?"

Once upon a barren moor
There dwelt a bear, also a boar.
The bear could not bear the boar.
The boar thought the bear a bore.
At last the bear could bear no more
Of that boar that bored him on the moor,
And so one morn he bored the boar -
That boar will bore the bear no more.

One black beetle bled only black blood, the other black beetle bled blue.

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

One smart fellow, he felt smart.
Two smart fellows, they felt smart.
Three smart fellows, they felt smart.
Four smart fellows, they felt smart.
Five smart fellows, they felt smart.
Six smart fellows, they felt smart.

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.

Pacific Lithograph.

Pail of ale aiding ailing Al's travails.

Patty picks pretty paper packages.

Penny's pretty pink piggy bank.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

Plain bun, plum bun, bun without plum.

Peggy Babcock.

People pledging plenty of pennies.

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.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

Pick a partner and practice passing,
for if you pass proficiently,
perhaps you'll play professionally.

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

Pirates private property.

Plague-bearing prairie dogs.

Please pay promptly.

Plymouth sleuths thwart Luther's slithering.

Pooped purple pelicans.

Pope Sixtus VI's six texts.

Preshrunk silk shirts.

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.

Purple Paper People, Purple Paper People, Purple Paper People.

Quick kiss. Quicker kiss.

Rattle your bottles in Rollocks' van.

Ray Rag ran across a rough road.
Across a rough road Ray Rag ran.
Where is the rough road Ray Rag ran across?

Real rock wall, real rock wall, real rock wall…

Real weird rear wheels.

Really leery, rarely Larry.

Real rear wheel.

Red blood, green blood.

Red Buick, blue Buick.

Red bulb, blue bulb; red bulb, blue bulb...

Red leather, yellow leather…

Red lolly, yellow lolly.

Red lorry, yellow lorry.

Reed Wade Road

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

Richard's wretched ratchet wrench.

Ripe white wheat reapers reap ripe white wheat right.

Robert Wayne Rutter

Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.

Rolling red wagons race wildly down roads.

Roofs of mushrooms rarely mush too much.

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

Roscoe rescued Rosie from roaring rapids.

Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran.

Round the rugged rock, the ragged rascal ran.

Roy Wayne
Roy Rogers
Roy Rash

Rubber baby buggy bumpers.

Ruby Rugby's brother bought and brought her
back some rubber baby-buggy bumpers.

Rudder valve reversals.

Sally is a sheet slitter, she slits sheets.

Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore. But if Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore then where are the sea shells Sally sells?

Salty broccoli, salty broccoli, salty broccoli…

Sam's shop stocks short spotted socks.

Santa's short suit shrunk.

Sarah saw a shot-silk sash shop full of shot-silk sashes
as the sunshine shone on the side of the shot-silk sash shop.

Sarah sitting in her Chevrolet,
All she does is sits and shifts,
All she does is sits and shifts.

Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle.

See me sneak in my squeaky, reeking sneakers.

Selfish shellfish.

Send toast to ten tense stout saints' ten tall tents.

Seth at Sainsbury's sells thick socks.

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

Seven slick and sexy sealskin ski suits slid slowly down the slope

Seven slick slimey snakes slowly sliding southward

Seventy seven benevolent elephants

She freed sux sheep

She had shoulder surgery

She is a thistle-sifter. She has a sieve of unsifted thistles and a sieve of sifted thistles and the sieve of unsifted thistles she sifts into the sieve of sifted thistles because she is a thistle-sifter.

She said she should sit!

She saw a fish on the seashore and I'm sure The fish she saw on the seashore was a saw-fish.

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

She sees cheese

She sells cshs by the C shore

She sells sea shells on the sea shore
The seashells she sells are seashells she is sure

She sells seashells on the seashore
The seashells she sells are seashore seashells

She sells sea shells on the sea shore;
The shells that she sells are sea shells I'm sure.
So if she sells sea shells on the sea shore,
I'm sure that the shells are sea shore shells.

She sifted thistles through her thistle-sifter

She sits in her slip and sips Schlitz

She slits the sheet she sits on

She stood by Burgess's fish sauce shop welcoming him in

She stood on the balcony, inexplicably mimicking him hiccuping, and amicably welcoming him in.

She said she should sit

She sees seas slapping shores

Sheena leads, Sheila needs

Shelly set sail on a shimmering shrimp ship

Shelter for six sick scenic sightseers

Shoe section, shoe section, shoe section…

Shook's snapshot studio shall show some sharp snapshots soon.

Shredded Swiss chesse

Shut up the shutters and sit in the shop

Shy Sean sealed salad in cellophane

Shy Shelly says she shall sew sheets

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.

Silly Sarah sipped salty salmon soup

Silly sheep weep and sleep

Singing Sammy sung songs on sinking sand

Sister Suzie sewing shirts for soldiers
Such skill as sewing shirts
Our shy young sister Suzie shows
Some soldiers send epistles
Say they'd rather sleep in thistles
Than the saucy, soft short shirts for soldiers Sister Suzie sews.

Six shining cities, six shining cities, six shining cities…

Six short slow shepherds

Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks

Six sick sea-serpents swam the seven seas

Six sick slick slim sycamore saplings

Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards

Six slick sight seers click

Six slimy snails sailed silently

Six slippery snails, slid slowly seaward

Six sharp smart sharks

Six shimmering sharks sharply striking shins

Six sticky sucker sticks

Six thick thistle sticks

Six twin screwed steel steam cruisers


Sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.

Slick slim slippers sliding south

Sly Sam slurps Sally's soup

Snap crackel pop, snap crackel pop, snap crackel pop…

Someone who doesn't know anything but knows he doesn't know anything, knows more than someone who doesn't know anything and doesn't know he doesn't know anything.

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.

Sounding by sound is a sound method of sounding sounds

Strange strategic statistics

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

Strict strong Steven Stringer
snared slickly six sickly silky snakes

Stupid superstition!

Suddenly swerving, seven small swans
Swam silently southward,
Seeing six swift sailboats
Sailing sedately seaward.

Sunshine city, sunshine city, sunshine city…

Supposed to be pistachio, supposed to be pistachio, supposed to be pistachio…

Sure the ship's shipshape, sir.

"Surely Sylvia swims!" shrieked Sammy, surprised.
"Someone should show Sylvia some strokes so she shall not sink."

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

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

Suzie, Suzie, working in a shoeshine shop.
All day long she sits and shines,
all day long she shines and sits,
and sits and shines, and shines and sits,
and sits and shines, and shines and sits.
Suzie, Suzie, working in a shoeshine shop.

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

Swatch watch

Sweater weather, leather weather.

Sweet sagacious Sally Sanders said she sure saw seven segregated seaplanes sailing swiftly southward Saturday.

Switch watch, wrist watch.

Ten tricky two-toed turkeys trotted.

Terry Teeter, a teeter-totter teacher, taught her daughter Tara to teeter-totter, but Tara Teeter didn't teeter-totter as Terry Teeter taught her to.

Thank the other three brothers of their father's mother's brother's side.

The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!

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

The big black bug's blood ran blue

The blue bluebird blinks

The boot black bought the black boot back

The bottle of perfume that Willy sent
was highly displeasing to Millicent.
Her thanks were so cold
that they quarreled, I'm told
o'er that silly scent Willy sent Millicent.

The chief of the Leith police dismisseth us.

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

The epitome of femininity

The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.

The king would sing, about a ring that would go ding.

The Leith police dismisseth us
They thought we sought to stay;
The Leith police dismisseth us
They thought we'd stay all day.
The Leith police dismisseth us,
We both sighed sighs apiece;
And the sighs that we sighed as we said goodbye
Were the size of the Leith police.

The little red lorry went down Limuru road.

The Manager of the Menagerie
Imagined he was a manager of an imaginary Menagerie.

The myth of Miss Muffet.

The ochre ogre ogled the poker.

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

The queen in green screamed.

The quick-witted cricket critic cried quietly.

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

The seething seas ceaseth
and twiceth the seething seas sufficeth us.

The sixth sheik's sixth sheep 's sick.

The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.

The soldier's shoulder surely hurts!

The soldiers shouldered shooters on their shoulders.

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

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

Theophilus Thadeus Thistledown, the succesful thistle-sifter, while sifting a sieve-full of unsifted thistles, thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb. Now, if Theophilus Thadeus Thistledown, the succesful thistle-sifter, thrust three thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb, see that thou, while sifting a sieve-full of unsifted thistles, thrust not three thousand thistles through the thick of thy thumb.

There are two minutes difference from four to two to two to two, from two to two to two, too.

There once was a man who had a sister, his name was Mr. Fister. Mr. Fister's sister sold sea shells by the sea shore. Mr. Fister didn't sell sea shells, he sold silk sheets. Mr. Fister told his sister that he sold six silk sheets to six shieks. The sister of Mr. Fister said I sold six shells to six shieks too!

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

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

There those thousand thinkers were thinking
where did those other three thieves go through.

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.

There was a little witch which switched from Chichester to Ipswich.

There was a minimum of cinnamon in the aluminum pan.

There was a young man called Fisher
who was fishing for fish in a fissure.
Then a cod with a grin
pulled the fisherman in.
Now they're searching the fissure for Fisher.

There's a sandwich on the sand which was sent by a sane witch.

These thousand tricky tongue twisters trip thrillingly off the tongue

They both, though, have thirty-three thick thimbles to thaw

They have left the thrift shop, and lost both their theatre tickets and the
volume of valuable licenses and coupons for free theatrical frills and thrills.

Thieves seize skis

Thin grippy thick slippery

Thin sticks, thick bricks

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

Thirty-three thousand people think that Thursday is their thirtieth birthday.

This is the sixth zebra snoozing thoroughly.

Three free throws

Three gray geese in the green grass grazing.
Gray were the geese and green was the grass.

Three short sword sheaths

Three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters.
If three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters,
where's the twisters the three tree turtles talked?

Three twigs twined tightly

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.

Tie a knot, tie a knot.
Tie a tight, tight knot.
Tie a knot in the shape of a nought.

Tie twine to three tree twigs

Tim, the thin twin tinsmith

To begin to toboggan first, buy a toboggan.
But do not buy too big a toboggan!
Too big a toboggan is too big a toboggan to buy to begin to toboggan.

To put a pipe in byte mode, type PIPE_TYPE_BYTE.

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.

Tom threw Tim three thumbtacks

Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor's shop.
All day long he fits and tucks,
all day long he tucks and fits,
and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits,
and fits and tucks, and tucks and fits.
Tommy, Tommy, toiling in a tailor's shop.

Tommy Tucker tried to tie Tammy's Turtles tie.

Toy boat, toy boat, toy boat…

Tragedy strategy.

Trained turtles trotted to the track.

Triple Dickle.

Truly rural, truly rural, truly rural…

Twelve twins twirled twelve twigs.

Two to two to Toulouse?

Two toads, totally tired.

Two tried and true tridents.

Two tiny tigers take two taxis to town.

Two to two to Tooting too!

Two Truckee truckers truculently truckling
to have truck to truck two trucks of truck.

Unique New York, unique New York, unique New York…

Upper roller lower roller, upper roller lower roller…

Very well, very well, very well...

Vincent vowed vengeance very vehemently.

Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses.

We surely shall see the sun shine soon.

We will learn why her lowly lone, worn yarn loom will rarely earn immoral money.

We won, we won, we won, we won…

We're real rear wheels.

What a shame such a shapely sash
should such shabby stitches show.

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

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!

What noise annoys an oyster most?
A noisy noise annoys an oyster most.

What time does the wristwatch strap shop shut?

What to do to die today at a minute or two to two. A terribly difficult thing to say and a harder thing to do. A dragon will come and beat his drum Ra-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-ta-too at a minute or two to two today. At a minute or two to two.

When the copy of your floppy's getting sloppy on the disk,
And the microcode instructions cause unnecessary risk,
Then you have to flash your memory and you'll want to ram your rom.
Quickly turn off the computer and be sure to tell your mom!

When a doctor doctors a doctor,
does the doctor doing the doctoring
doctor as the doctor being doctored wants to be doctored or
does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as he wants to doctor?

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.

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

Whereat with blade,
with bloody, blameful blade,
he bravely broached his boiling bloody breast.

Whether the weather be fine
or whether the weather be not.
Whether the weather be cold
or whether the weather be hot.
We'll weather the weather
whether we like it or not.

Which witch snitched the stitched switch for which the Swiss witch wished?

Which wristwatch is a Swiss wristwatch?

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

Who washed Washington's white woolen underwear
when Washington's washer woman went west?

Whoever slit the sheets is a good sheet slitter.

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

Will you, William? Will you, William? Will you, William?
Can't you, don't you, won't you, William?

Willy's real rear wheel.

Willie's really weary.

World Wide Web

Wow, race winners really want red wine right away!

Wunwun was a racehorse, Tutu was one too. Wunwun won one race, Tutu won one too.

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!

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!

You curse, I curse, we all curse, for asparagus!

You cuss, I cuss, we all cuss, for asparagus!

You know New York.
You need New York.
You know you need unique New York.

You've no need to light a night-light
On a light night like tonight,
For a night-light's light's a slight light,
And tonight's a night that's light.
When a night's light, like tonight's light,
It is really not quite right
To light night-lights with their slight lights
On a light night like tonight.

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