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What are some Funny Tongue Twisters?

Funny Tongue Twister Phrases

  • He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.
  • Rubber baby buggy bumpers
  • Frivolous fat Fannie fried fresh fish furiously
  • Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie.
  • I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit, upon a slitted sheet I sit.
  • A big black bug bit a big black bear. But where is the big black bear that the big black bug bit?
  • Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran.
  • The winkle ship sank and the shrimp ship swam.
  • Excited executioner exercising his excising powers excessively.
  • Hi-Tech Traveling Tractor Trailor Truck Tracker
  • How many yaks could a yak pack pack if a yak pack could pack yaks?
  • Nick knits Nixon’s knickers.

Funny Tongue Twister Poems

    I’m not the pheasant plucker, I’m the pheasant plucker’s mate,
    And I’m only plucking pheasants ’cause the pheasant plucker’s late.
    I’m not the pheasant plucker, I’m the pheasant plucker’s son,
    And I’m only plucking pheasants till the pheasant pluckers come.

    A tutor who tooted the flute
    Tried to tutor two tooters to toot
    Said the two to the tutor
    "Is it tougher to toot
    Or to tutor two tooters to toot?"

    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
    How many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
    A certain young fellow named Beebee
    Wished to marry a lady named Phoebe
    "But," he said. "I must see
    What the minister’s fee be
    Before Phoebe be Phoebe Beebee"
    How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
    If a woodchuck would chuck wood?
    A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could chuck
    If a woodchuck would chuck wood.
    I thought a thought.
    But the thought I thought wasn’t the thought I thought I thought.
    If the thought I thought I thought had been the thought I thought, I wouldn’t have thought so much.
    A skunk sat on a stump.
    The stump thought the skunk stunk.
    The skunk thought the stump stunk .
    What stunk the skunk or the stump?
    If one doctor doctors another doctor
    Does the doctor who doctors the doctor
    Doctor the doctor the way the doctor he is doctoring doctors?
    Or does the doctor doctor the way
    The doctor who doctors doctors?

    The doctoring doctor doctors the doctor the way
    The doctoring doctor wants to doctor the doctor.
    Not the way the doctored doctor wants to be doctored.

    Mr. See owned a saw.
    And Mr. Soar owned a seesaw.
    Now See’s saw sawed Soar’s seesaw
    Before Soar saw See,
    Which made Soar sore.
    Had Soar seen See’s saw
    Before See sawed Soar’s seesaw,
    See’s saw would not have sawed
    Soar’s seesaw.
    So See’s saw sawed Soar’s seesaw.
    But it was sad to see Soar so sore
    Just because See’s saw sawed
    Soar’s seesaw!
    I cannot bear to see a bear
    Bear down upon a hare.
    When bare of hair he strips the hare,
    Right there I cry, "Forbear!"
    If Freaky Fred Found Fifty Feet of Fruit
    And Fed Forty Feet to his Friend Frank
    How many Feet of Fruit did Freaky Fred Find?

    Did Dick Pickens prick his pinkie
    Pickling cheap cling peaches in an inch of Pinch
    Or framing his famed French finch photos?

    Dr. Johnson and Mr. Johnson,
    After great consideration,
    Came to the conclusion
    That the Indian nation
    Beyond the Indian Ocean
    Is back in education
    Because the chief occupation is cultivation.

    A tree toad loved a she-toad
    Who lived up in a tree.
    He was a two-toed tree toad
    But a three-toed toad was she.
    The two-toed tree toad tried to win
    The three-toed she-toad’s heart,
    For the two-toed tree toad loved the ground
    That the three-toed tree toad trod.
    But the two-toed tree toad tried in vain.
    He couldn’t please her whim.
    From her tree toad bower
    With her three-toed power
    The she-toad vetoed him. 
    Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep.
    The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed
    shilly-shallied south.
    These sheep shouldn’t sleep in a shack;
    Sheep should sleep in a shed.
    You’ve no need to light a night-light
    On a light night like tonight,
    For a night-light’s light’s a slight light,
    And tonight’s a night that’s light.
    When a night’s light, like tonight’s light,
    It is really not quite right
    To light night-lights with their slight lights
    On a light night like tonight.
    Of all the felt I ever felt,
    I never felt a piece of felt
    Which felt as fine as that felt felt,
    When first I felt that felt hat’s felt.
    A flea and a fly in a flue
    Said the fly "Oh what should we do"
    Said the flea" Let us fly
    Said the fly"Let us flee"
    So they flew through a flaw in the flue
    If a Hottentot taught
    A Hottentot tot to talk
    Ere the tot could totter,
    Ought the Hottentot tot
    Be taught to say ought or naught
    Or what ought to be taught ‘er?
    Ed Nott was shot and Sam Shott was not.
    So it is better to be Shott than Nott.
    Some say Nott was not shot.
    But Shott says he shot Nott.
    Either the shot Shott shot at Nott was not shot, or Nott was shot.
    If the shot Shott shot shot Nott, Nott was shot.
    But if the shot Shott shot shot Shott, the shot was Shott, not Nott.
    However, the shot Shott shot shot not Shott – but Nott.
    So, Ed Nott was shot and that’s hot! Is it not?
    Bitty Batter bought some butter
    “But,” said she, “this butter’s bitter.
    If I put it in my batter,
    It will make my batter bitter.”
    So she bought some better butter,
    And she put the better butter in the bitter batter,
    And made the bitter batter better.
S.E. Schlosser

S.E. Schlosser

S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series published by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of “let’s pretend” quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children’s Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.