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Tongue Twisters are perfect for the holidays and will keep the family, adults as well as the kids busy and laughing for ages.

In case you haven’t heard of tongue twisters and don’t know what they are, they are words or phrases that are just hard to say, especially if you repeat them over and over.

Hence the term tongue twister, saying them gets your tongue in a twist!

Let’s start with some simple (and old) ones

Greek grapes.

Red lorry, yellow lorry.

She sells seashells on the seashore.

Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

Unique New York.

Many an anemone sees an enemy anemone.

Freshly-fried flying fish.

The epitome of femininity.

If you can master saying each of these once, try repeating them and gradually saying them faster and faster.

Here are a few that are a bit harder to say:

A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk,
But the stump thunk the skunk stunk.

She stood on the balcony, inexplicably mimicing him hiccupping,
And amicably welcoming him home.

Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
Imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.

Here are a couple more that used to make me laugh when I was growing up:

How much wood would a woodchuck cut
If a wood chuck could cut wood.

Betty bought a bit of butter
But she found the butter bitter
So she bought a bit of better butter
To make the bitter butter better.

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’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.

If you enjoyed those tongue twisters and would like some more, here are some good Tongue Twisters that should keep you amused for a while.

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