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International Tongue Twister Day

donmedeirosdonmedeiros Posts: 3,379 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

Since we do have an Off Topic option, I thought this might be fairly fun for a few folks. Today is International Tongue Twister Day. Do you have a favorite tongue twister you'd care to share ?

Here is one the Guinness Book of Records calls the toughest of them all. Try saying this one fast, about, oh, about 6 times.

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

How did you do ?


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    truepingtrueping Posts: 360 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
    edited November 2021

    In my best Mad Max voice from the syndicated radio show "John Boy and Billy"......NOT TOO GOOD!!!

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    AnotherDawgAnotherDawg Posts: 6,761 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    I remember being taught the Peter Piper nursery rhyme as a kid. It's not the best tongue twister I've ever heard, but it was certainly the first!

    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?

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    AnotherDawgAnotherDawg Posts: 6,761 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Don, does this mean you're going to restart your old column? It was one of the best traditions during DN's glory days.

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    donmedeirosdonmedeiros Posts: 3,379 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    The thought had crossed my mind when I heard this particular twister on the radio this morning. I enjoyed doing it but it seemed a good # of folks thought it was in appropriate for this forum. It was usually listed under OFF TOPIC or FOOD.

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    AnotherDawgAnotherDawg Posts: 6,761 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Well, whatever label they want to put on it, I can assure you it was one of my favorite things and I know I wasn't alone. If it's something you'd enjoy doing I am sure a lot of folks would love to see it.

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