Here’s the definition and examples of a tongue twister
TONGUE TWISTER – Here’s the definition of this phrase as well as some of the examples that you’ve probably heard before.
English is the most spoken language in the world and the third-most spoken native language after Standard Chinese and Spanish.
There are lots of things that many don’t know or find difficult when it comes to this language.
In this article, we are going to learn the definition of a tongue twister at the same time try some examples.
A tongue twister is a word, phrase, or sentence difficult to articulate because of a succession of similar consonantal sounds.
Tongue twisters can also be used as exercises to improve pronunciation and fluency since they are designed to be difficult to articulate properly
Here are some examples of 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’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked
She sells seashells by the seashore.
The shells she sells are seashells, I’m sure.
For if she sells seashells by the sea-shore
Then I’m sure she sells sea-shore shells.
The seething sea ceaseth and thus the seething sea sufficeth us.
Betty Botter bought a bit of butter.
The butter Betty Botter bought was a bit bitter
And made her batter bitter.
But a bit of better butter makes a better batter.
So Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter
Making Betty Botter’s bitter batter better
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could chuck
if a woodchuck would chuck wood.
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