Thursday, April 7, 2011

Toungue twisters

Wikipedia states:

"A tongue-twister is a phrase that is designed to be difficult to articulate properly.
Tongue-twisters may rely on similar but distinct phonemes (e.g., s [s] and sh [ʃ]), 
unfamiliar constructs in loanwords, or other features of a language.
The hardest tongue-twister in the English language 
(according to Guinness World Records) is supposedly 
The sixth sick sheikh's sixth sheep's sick.
William Poundstone claims that the hardest English tongue twister is 
"The seething sea ceaseth and thus the seething sea sufficeth us."
1.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!

2.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.

3.Sounding by sound is a sound method of sounding sounds.

4.A sailor went to sea to see, what he could see.

And all he Could see was sea, sea, sea.

5.Purple Paper People, Purple Paper People,

Purple Paper People

6.If two witches were watching two watches,

which witch would watch which watch?

7.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.

8.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?"

9.Mr Inside went over to see Mr Outside. Mr Inside stood

outside and Called to MrOutside inside. Mr Outside answered

Mr Inside from Inside and Told Mr Inside to come inside. Mr Inside

said "NO", And told Mr Outside to come outside. MrOutside and

Mr Inside argued From inside and outside about going outside or

coming inside.

Finally, Mr Outside coaxed Mr Inside to come inside, then

both Mr Outside and Mr Inside went outside to the riverside.




11.The owner of the inside inn was inside his inside inn

with his inside Outside his inside inn.

12.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?

"When a doctor falls ill another doctor doctor's the doctor.

Does the Doctor doctoring the doctor doctor the doctor in

his own way or does The doctor doctoring the doctor

doctors the doctor in the doctor's way"

13.We surely shall see the sun shine shortly.

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

Whatever the weather, Whether we Like it or not.

Watch? Whether the weather is hot. Whether the weather

is Cold. Whether the weather is either or not. It is whether

we like it or not.

14.Nine nice night nurses nursing nicely.

15.A flea and a fly in a flue Said the fly

"Oh what should we do" Said the Flea"

Let us fly Said the fly"Let us flee"

So they flew through a flaw in The flue

16.If you tell Tom to tell a tongue-twister his tongue

will be twisted as Tongue-twister twists tongues.

17.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

18.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.

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