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Tongue-Twisters

A tongue-twister is a sequence of words that is difficult to pronounce quickly and correctly.

Even native English speakers find the tongue-twisters on this page difficult to say quickly.

Try them yourself. Try to say them as fast as possible, but correctly!


Mixed biscuits, mixed biscuits.

A box of biscuits, a box of mixed biscuits and a biscuit mixer!

Long legged ladies last longer.

Around the rugged rocks the ragged rascals ran.

A proper copper coffee pot.

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper.

Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled pepper?

If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper,

Where's the peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked?

Pink lorry, yellow lorry.

Red leather, yellow leather, red leather, yellow leather.

She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore.

We surely shall see the sun shine soon.

Three grey geese in green fields grazing.

The sixth sick Sheik's sixth sheep is sick.
[Sometimes described as the hardest tongue-twister in the English language.]

Swan swam over the pond,

Swim Swan swim!

Swan swam back again -

Well swum Swan!