Try seeing how good you are at reading out some of these tongue twisters. Better still, record your efforts and send them in to us. We'll post them up on this web site so you can show off to all your friends how good you are!
Here's a selection that Brian recorded:
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?
I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop. Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.
How many boards Could the Mongols hoard If the Mongol hordes got bored?
If you're keen on stunning kites and cunning stunts, buy a cunning stunning stunt kite.
Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.
1-1 was a racehorse, 2-2 was one too. 1-1 won one race, 2-2 won one too.
It's not the cough that carries you off, it's the coffin they carry you off in!
I'm not the fig plucker, nor the fig plucker's son, but I'll pluck figs till the fig plucker comes.
The owner of the inside inn was inside his inside inn with his inside outside his inside inn.
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.
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.
Betty Botter bought some butter but, said she, the butter's bitter. If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter. But a bit of better butter will make my bitter batter better. So she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter, put it in her bitter batter, made her bitter batter better. So 't was better Betty Botter bought some better butter.
Seventy seven benevolent elephants
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.
Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie?
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
I am not the pheasant plucker, I'm the pheasant plucker's mate. I am only plucking pheasants 'cause the pheasant plucker's late.
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?"
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood? A woodchuck would chuck how much a woodchuck would chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood.
I thought a thought. But the thought I thought wasn't the thought I thought I thought. If the thought I thought I thought, hadn't been the thought I thought, I wouldn't have thought, I thought.
Any noise annoys an oyster, but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more!
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.
The two-toed tree toad tried to tread where the three-toed tree toad trod.
When you write copy you have the right to copyright the copy you write. ...
If practice makes perfect and perfect needs practice, I’m perfectly practiced and practically perfect.
A cunning young canner from Canning once observed to his granny,"A canner can can a lot of things gran, but a canner can't can a can, can he?"
I gratefully gazed at the gracefully grazing gazelles.
A maid named Lady Marmalade made mainly lard and lemonade. M'lady lamely never made a well-named, labelled marmalade.
Ken can ken that Ken's kin can ken Ken's kin's ken.
A synonym for cinnamon is a cinnamon synonym.
She saw Sherif's shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure she saw Sherif's shoes on the sofa?
Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eye. If cows could fly I'd have a cow pie in my eye.
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.
Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
As I was in Arkansas I saw a saw that could out saw any saw I ever saw saw. If you happen to be in Arkansas and see a saw that can out saw the saw I saw saw I'd like to see the saw you saw saw.
I thought, I thought of thinking of thanking you.
Seven slick slimey snakes slowly sliding southward.
The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.
Singing Sammy sung songs on sinking sand.
How much caramel can a canny canonball cram in a camel if a canny canonball can cram caramel in a camel?