Strange Tongue Twisters
1 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?
2 A quick witted cricket critic.
3 IF IF = THEN THEN THEN = ELSE ELSE ELSE = IF;
programming language PL/I by Bruce Walker
4 I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.
Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.
5 How many boards
Could the Mongols hoard
If the Mongol hordes got bored?
from the comic Calvin & Hobbes, by Bill Waterson
6 How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?
7 Send toast to ten tense stout saints' ten tall tents.
8 Denise sees the fleece,
Denise sees the fleas.
At least Denise could sneeze
and feed and freeze the fleas.
9 Coy knows pseudo noise codes.
10 Sheena leads, Sheila needs.
11 The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
12 Something in a thirty-acre thermal thicket of thorns and thistles thumped and thundered threatening the three-D thoughts of Matthew the thug - although, theatrically, it was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the underneath of his thigh that the thirty year old thug thought of that morning.
13 Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?
14 Seth at Sainsbury's sells thick socks.
15 You cuss, I cuss, we all cuss, for asparagus!
From a Far Side cartoon by Gary Larson
16 Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.
17 Clean clams crammed in clean cans.
18 Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
19 I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won't wish the wish you wish to wish.
20 Stupid superstition!
21 There was a fisherman named Fisher
who fished for some fish in a fissure.
Till a fish with a grin,
pulled the fisherman in.
Now they're fishing the fissure for Fisher.
22 World Wide Web
23 To sit in solemn silence in a dull dark dock
In a pestilential prison with a life long lock
Awaiting the sensation of a short sharp shock
From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block.
by W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan from The Mikado
24 Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut-Butter, 'tis the peanut-butter picky people pick.
from a commercial
25 If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews?
26 Luke's duck likes lakes. Luke Luck licks lakes. Luke's duck licks lakes. Duck takes licks in lakes Luke Luck likes. Luke Luck takes licks in lakes duck likes.
from Dr. Seuss' Fox in Socks
27 Seventy seven benevolent elephants
28 There those thousand thinkers were thinking how did the other three thieves go through.
29 Santa's Short Suit Shrunk
name of a children's book
30 I was born on a pirate ship
Hold your tounge while saying it.
31 I scream, you scream, we all scream for icecream!
32 Wayne went to Wales to watch walruses.
33 In 'ertford, 'ereford and 'ampshire, 'urricanes 'ardly Hever 'appen.
From the film ""My Fair Lady""
34 One-one was a race horse.
Two-two was one too.
One-one won one race.
Two-two won one too.
35 Eleven benevolent elephants
36 Celibate celebrant, celibate celebrant, celibate celebrant, ...
37 Willy's real rear wheel
38 If Pickford's packers packed a packet of crisps would the packet of crisps that Pickford's packers packed survive for two and a half years?