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It’s International Tongue Twister Day! Can You Say These Without Messing Up?


It’s International Tongue Twister Day, so, are you up for the challenge?  Here’s a list of some of the HARDEST tongue twisters we could find.  We’ll start with a few of the easier ones, and then they’ll get harder.  Here goes:

1.  “She sells seashells by the seashore.”

2.  “He threw three free throws.”

3.  “Betty bought a bit of butter.  But the butter Betty bought was bitter.  So Betty bought a better butter, and it was better than the butter Betty bought before.”

4.  “Is it harder to toot, or to tutor two tooters to toot?

5.  “I like New York, unique New York, I like unique New York.”

6.  Try to say this one even TWO times fast:  “Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle.”

7.  “Fred fed Ted bread and Ted fed Fred bread.”

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

9.  “A synonym for cinnamon is a cinnamon synonym.”

10.  The Guinness Book of World Records has claimed that this is the HARDEST tongue twister:  “The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.

But according to researchers at M.I.T., this one might actually be harder:  “Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.”

Try a little more, here:  (National Today / RD / YourTango)


It’s International Tongue Twister Day.  Guinness once claimed the hardest one is, “The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.”  But according to researchers at M.I.T., it might actually be “Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.”  

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