Top 10 Popular Tongue Twisters

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Here is collection of 10 best tongue twisters to tie your tongue. These were hard enough to type much less to say. I found it amusing that the title to this post was a tongue twister: Top ten tongue twisters. Say that ten times fast, while reading these tongue twisters. If you have any favorites, please add them to the comments.


  1. She sells seashells by the seashore.
  2. The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep’s sick.
  3. Six slippery snails, slid slowly seaward.
  4. Black bug bit a big black bear.
    But where is the big black bear that the big black bug bit?
  5. A skunk sat on a stump.
    The stump thunk the skunk stunk.
    The skunk thunk the stump stunk.
  6. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
    How man pickled peppers would Peter Piper pick?
  7. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
    If a woodchuck could chuck wood?
    He would chuck, he would, as much as he could,
    And chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would
    If a woodchuck could chuck wood
  8. A tutor who tooted a flute
    Tried to tutor two tooters to toot.
    Said the two to their tutor,
    “Is it harder t toot or
    To tutor two tooters to toot?
  9. I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit.
    And on a slitted sheet I sit.
    I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit.
    The sheet I slit, that sheet was it.
  10. Betty Boughter bought some butter
    But she said 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 it better than the bitter butter
    So she bought a bit of better butter
    And put it in her batter
    And her batter was not bitter
    So t’was Betty Boughter bought a bit if better butter and put it in her
    batter and her batter was not bitter.
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47 Comments

  1. Jahnavi Krishnan on

    If u understand say understand.
    If u don’t understand say don’t understand.
    If u understand and say don’t understand, how will you understand that u understood?

    Try it faster…

  2. My favoutite!-
    I wish to wish the wish u wish to wish but if u wish to wish the witch wishes i wont wish the wish u wish to wish!!????

    Guys must tryy??

  3. As a boy, I was taught
    “I want a respectable receptical for a delectable delicacy
    also
    “Popular portable puzzles proving positively perplexing

    I saw Esau sitting on a see-saw and Esau saw me sitting on a see-saw

    Red lorry, yellow lorry (say that fast if you can)

  4. Try this “I am happy but not sad I am not sad but I am happy be happy but not sad not happy” TELL IT ATLEAST 5 TIMES ?????TIMES

  5. Try this “I am happy but not sad I am not sad but I am happy be happy but not sad not happy” TELL IT ATLEAST 5 TIMES ?????TIMES