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Three Cheese Trees? Try These Awesome Tongue Twisters!

“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 are the pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?”

Peter Piper is a tongue-twister we all likely recognize and grew up learning; laughing as we struggled to find our way word after word, and ending with our tongues almost literally tied in a knot.

It’s hard to say what exactly is so appealing about making linguistic fools of ourselves, but the existence of tongue-twisters on playgrounds today after so many years is a testament to the fact that there’s just something cool about them. Regardless, they are always fun. Many of the tongue-twisters in the following video are ones I had never heard before.

So whether you are an actor, singer, public speaker or just someone looking for a good laugh over well thought out word and sentence structure that is nearly impossible to say aloud, check out the below video from littlethings and prepare yourself for a good time!

Are there any you’ve never heard of? How many can’t you say? What are your favorite tongue twisters and why? Let us know in the comments!

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Paul has been an actor/director in the Twin Cities area for over 30 years and is very active in the MN theater community. His kid is really cool! You can find his blog at "Parental Writes" blog.