Same same but different: tongue twister!

Hello, All!

No matter if they twist, turn, obstruct or break our tongue, those sentences require for sure a bit of concentration ^^ do try this at home:

EN: He threw three free throws
FR : Les chaussettes de l’archiduchesse sont-elles sèches, archi-sèches ?
ES: Tres tristes tigres tragaban trigo en un trigal.
DE: Fischers Fritz fischt frische Fische, frische Fische fischt Fischers Fritz.

Do you know more?

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Little fun fact: The mentioned “Tres tristes tigres tragaban trigo en un trigal.” is here a shibboleth (or a mark) to distinguish the dialect of the Ecuadorian Mountains from the dialect of the Coastal Plains :hugs:

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In Spanish, we have as well: “Pablito clavó un clavito. ¿Qué clavito clavó Pablito?” :hoverllama:.

Some more English tongue twisters:

:shell: She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
:evergreen_tree: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
:hot_pepper: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

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This topic reminds me of a funny video by Julie Nolke on YouTube - “English is dumb

Can you understand this conversation?

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She is awesome! That was a lot of boarder and tender in just one sentence :grin: :sweat_smile:.

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Growing up, I had the extended versions! :sweat_smile:

:cucumber: 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?

:butter: Betty Botter bought some butter
But she said the butter’s bitter
If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter
But a bit of better butter will make my batter better
So ‘twas better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter

:deciduous_tree: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood
As a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood

:shell: Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
The shells she sells are seashells, I’m sure.

Here’s a couple more tongue twisters shared by @SKrausser!

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