Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Tongue Twisters

This first track is a series of tongue twisters, each said twice, with space in between them for you to try twisting your own tongue.  From the Alvin Schwartz Collection, read by George S. Irving.

1. Double bubble gum bubbles double.
2. Black bugs blood.
3. A big blue bucket of blue blueberries.
4. A bootblack blacks boots with a black blacking brush.
5. Bonnie Bliss blows big beautiful blue bubbles.
6. A cup of coffee in a copper coffeepot.
7. A noisy noise annoys an oyster.
8. Old oily Ollie oils oily autos.
9. A pale pink proud peacock pompously preened its pretty 
10. As the roaring rocket rose the restless roosters rollicked.
11. Six slippery seals slipping silently ashore.
12. Six silent snakes slithering slowly southward.
13. Shining soldiers!  Shining soldiers!  Shining soldiers!
    (Must say 3x!)
14. Sheep shouldn't sleep in a shack, sheep should sleep in a 
15. I never smelled a smelt that smelled as bad as that smelt  
16. Strange strategic statistics.
17. Tim the thin twin tinsmith.
18. Which is the witch that wished the wicked wish?
19. Who washed Washington's white woolen underwear when 
    Washington's washerwoman went west?
20. Yellow yo-yos.
21. This is a zither.

And this one below is a nice, longer one about bad butter.