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Play the Banjo? Try this one:

Fretless faux fret fingerboard fraternity.

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World’s Toughest Tongue Twister?

According to MIT, this is the world’s toughest tongue twister. “Sixth sick Sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.” What are your thoughts?  I have my own idea. http://www.dogonews.com/2013/12/7/mit-researchers-reveal-the-worlds-toughest-tongue-twister

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Got New Denture Plates? Try This One!

Here’s a tongue twister that dentists have (had?) their patients with new plates practice: Amidst the mists and coldest frosts, With barest wrists and stoutest boasts, He thrusts his fist against the posts, And still insists he sees the ghosts. … Continue reading

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Woodchucks

Here’s another old chestnut: If a woodchuck could chuck wood, how much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could and would? But if a woodchuck could and would chuck wood, no reason why he should, how much wood … Continue reading

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Is This One Becoming Archaic?

If you remember this classic riddle, you are at least of my generation.  I am beginning to think that the younger generations, and particularly the upcoming ones, will not have any reference point from which to start. What is black … Continue reading

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Three Terse Tongue Twists

Here are 3 short ones to wrap your tongues around your eye teeth with:   Truly Rural   Lemon Liniment and the ever popular:   Rugged Rubber Baby Bumpers Try to say each one 3 times as quickly as you … Continue reading

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Peter Piper

Probably one of the first tongue twisters I learned as a young boy is this familiar chestnut: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked. If Peter Piper picked a peck of … Continue reading

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THE Classic Riddle

Probably the oldest known riddle is the classic Greek riddle posed by the Sphinx: Which creature in the morning goes on four legs, at mid-day on two, and in the evening upon three, and the more legs it has, the … Continue reading

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Another New Blog (with conditions)

Hello, out there!  I am attempting to learn a bit about blogging with this (temporary) site. I will be posting some of my favorite Tongue Twisters, and maybe a riddle or two and a few jokes. I welcome comments, but … Continue reading

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