Jakiś czas temu autorka blogu o dylematach filolożki przedstawiła ciekawy zestaw łamańców językowych w języku polskim. Ja także postanowiłem przedstawić u siebie łamańce językowe, które mogą “połamać” Wasz język, ale oczywiście angielski. Oto tongue twisters, które zebrałem.
Za najtrudniejsze uchodzą te dwa:
The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep’s sick.
The seething sea ceaseth and thus the seething sea sufficeth us.
A oto pozostałe:
- A big black bug bit a big black dog on his big black nose!
- A big bug bit the little beetle but the little beetle bit the big bug back.
- A black bloke’s back brake-block broke.
- A box of mixed biscuits, a mixed biscuit box.
- A gazillion gigantic grapes gushed
gradually giving gophers gooey guts.
- A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies
- A lady sees a pot-mender at work at his barrow in the street.
“Are you copper-bottoming them, my man?”
“No, I’m aluminiuming ‘em, Mum
- A loyal warrior will rarely worry why we rule.
- A proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot.
- A quick witted cricket critic.
- A sailor went to sea To see, what he could see. And all he could see Was sea, sea, sea.
- A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk,
but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
- 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?
- A slimey snake slithered down the sandy sahara.
- A tutor who tooted the flute, tried to tutor two tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor, ‘Is it harder to toot or to tutor two tooters to toot?’
- Ann and Andy’s anniversary is in April.
- Any noise annoys an oyster but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more.
- As he gobbled the cakes on his plate,
the greedy ape said as he ate,
the greener green grapes are,
the keener keen apes are
to gobble green grape cakes,
- Bake big batches of bitter brown bread.
- Bake big batches of brown blueberry bread.
- Betty Botter bought some butter, but she said “this butter’s bitter! But a bit
of better butter will but make my butter better” So she bought some better
butter, better than the bitter butter, and it made her butter better so it was
better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter!
- Betty bought butter but the butter was bitter, so Betty bought better butter to make the bitter butter better.
- Big black bugs bleed blue black blood but baby black bugs bleed blue blood.
- Billy Button bought a buttered biscuit.
- Black bug bit a big black bear. But where is the big black bear that the big black bug bit?
- Black bug’s blood.
- Buckets of bug blood, buckets of bug blood, buckets of bug blood
- Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?
- Can you imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
imagining managing an imaginary menagerie?
- Chester Cheetah chews a chunk of cheep cheddar cheese.
- Craig Quinn’s quick trip to Crabtree Creek.
- Crisp crusts crackle and crunch.
- Dear mother,
give your other udder
to my other brother.
- did Billy Button buy a buttered biscuit?
- Did Dick Pickens prick his pinkie pickling cheap cling peaches in an inch of Pinch or framing his famed French finch photos?
- Eddie edited it.
- Elizabeth has eleven elves in her elm tree.
- Elizabeth’s birthday is on the third Thursday of this month.
- Excited executioner exercising his excising powers excessively.
- Five frantic frogs fled from fifty fierce fishes.
- Five fuzzy French frogs Frolicked through the fields in France.
- Fred Threlfall’s thirty-five fine threads are finer threads than Fred Threlfall’s thirty-five thick threads.
- Fresh French fried fly fritters
- Freshly-fried fat flying fish
- Friendly Fleas and Fire Flies
- Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear, Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair, FuzzyWuzzy wasn’t very fuzzy… was he???
- Gobbling gorgoyles gobbled gobbling goblins.
- Hassock hassock, black spotted hassock. Black spot on a black back of a black spotted hassock.
- He threw three free throws.
- Her whole right hand really hurts.
- How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?
- How many berries could a bare berry carry,
if a bare berry could carry berries?
Well they can’t carry berries
(which could make you very wary)
but a bare berry carried is more scary!
- How many cans can a canner can, if a canner can can cans?
A canner can can as many cans as a canner can, if a canner can can cans.
- How much caramel can a canny canonball cram in a camel if a canny canonball can cram caramel in a camel?
- How much ground would a groundhog hog, if a groundhog could hog ground? A groundhog would hog all the ground he could hog, if a groundhog could hog ground.
- How much oil boil can a gum boil boil if a gum boil can boil oil?
- How much pot, could a pot roast roast, if a pot roast could roast pot.
- How much wood could a wood chopper chop, if a wood chopper could chop wood?
- How much wood could a wood chuck; chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood
- I know a boy named Tate
who dined with his girl at eight eight.
I’m unable to state what Tate ate at eight eight
or what Tate’s tête à tête ate at eight eight
- I saw a saw that could out saw any other saw I ever saw.
- I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.
Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.
- I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
- I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit. And on a slitted sheet I sit. I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit. The sheet I slit, that sheet was it.
- I stood sadly on the silver steps of Burgess’s fish sauce shop, mimicking him hiccuping, and wildly welcoming him within.
- 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.
- I thought, I thought of thinking of thanking you.
- I wish I were what I was when I wished I were what I am.
- 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.
- I wish you were a fish in my dish
- If a black bug bleeds black blood, what color blood does a blue bug bleed?
- If a sledering snail went down a slippery slide would a snail sleder or slide down the slide
- If Billy Button bought a buttered biscuit.
- If coloured caterpillars could change their colours constantly could they keep their coloured coat coloured properly?
- 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?
- 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?
- 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?
- If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews?
- If two witches were watching two watches, which witch would watch which watch?
- If you notice this notice, you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.
- If you understand, say “understand”.
If you don’t understand, say “don’t understand”.
But if you understand and say “don’t understand”.
How do I understand that you understand? Understand!
- If you’re keen on stunning kites and cunning stunts,
buy a cunning stunning stunt kite.
- In ‘ertford, ‘ereford and ‘ampshire, ‘urricanes ‘ardly Hever ‘appen.
- It’s not the cough that carries you off, it’s the coffin they carry you off in!
- Jack’s nap sack strap snapped.
- Jolly juggling jesters jauntily juggled jingling jacks.
- Kindly kittens knitting mittens keep kazooing in the king’s kitchen.
- Larry Hurley, a burly squirrel hurler, hurled a furry squirrel through a curly grill.
- Little Mike left his bike like Tike at Spike’s.
- 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.
- My Bhaiya buys black Bananas by the bunch.
- Near an ear, a nearer ear, a nearly eerie ear.
- No need to light a night light on a light night like tonight.
- On a lazy laser raiser lies a laser ray eraser.
- Once a fellow met a fellow In a field of beans. Said a fellow to a fellow, ”If a fellow asks a fellow, Can a fellow tell a fellow What a fellow means?”
- One smart fellow, he felt smart. Two smart fellows, they felt smart. Three smart fellows, they all felt smart.
- One-one was a race horse.
Two-two was one too.
One-one won one race.
Two-two won one too.
- Pail of ale aiding ailing Al’s travails.
- Penny’s pretty pink piggy bank
- Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
if Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
wheres the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
- Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut-Butter, it’s the peanut-butter picky people pick.
- Pirates Private Property
- Really leery, rarely Larry.
- Rhys watched Ross switch his Irish wristwatch for a Swiss wristwatch.
- Richard’s wretched ratchet wrench.
- Ripe white wheat reapers reap ripe white wheat right.
- Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.
- Roofs of mushrooms rarely mush too much.
- Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
- Rubber baby-buggy bumpers.
- Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle.
- Send toast to ten tense stout saints’ ten tall tents.
- Seth at Sainsbury’s sells thick socks.
- Seven sleazy shysters in sharkskin suits sold sheared sealskins to seasick sailors.
- Seven slick and sexy sealskin ski suits slid slowly down the slope.
- Seven slick slimey snakes slowly sliding southward.
- She saw a fish on the seashore and I’m sure The fish she saw on the seashore was a saw-fish.
- She saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure she saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa?
- She sees seas slapping shores.
- She sells sea shells on the sea shore, but the sea shells that she sells on the sea shore are not the real ones.
- She sells sea shells on the sea shore she sells sea shells no more
- She sits in her slip and sips Schlitz.
- Singing Sammy sung songs on sinking sand.
- Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
- Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards
- Six slimy snails sailed silently.
- Six slippery snails, slid slowly seaward.
- Sounding by sound is a sound method of sounding sounds.
- Sure, sir, the ship’s sure shipshape, sir.
- Suzie Seaword’s fish-sauce shop sells unsifted thistles for thistle-sifters to sift.
- Swan swam over the sea,
Swim, swan, swim!
Swan swam back again
Well swum, swan!
- Terry Teeter, a teeter-totter teacher, taught her daughter Tara to teeter-totter, but Tara Teeter didn’t teeter-totter as Terry Teeter taught her to.
- The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!
- The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.
- The king would sing, about a ring that would go ding.
- The owner of the inside inn was inside his inside inn with his inside outside his inside inn.
- The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
- There those thousand thinkers were thinking how did the other three thieves go through.
- 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.
- These thousand tricky tongue twisters trip thrillingly off the tongue .
- Thirty-three thirsty, thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurber on Thursday.
- Three short sword sheaths.
- Tie a knot, tie a knot.
Tie a tight, tight knot.
Tie a knot in the shape of a nought.
- Tie twine to three tree twigs.
- 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.
- Twelve twins twirled twelve twigs.
- Upper roller lower roller Upper roller lower roller.
- Where’s the buttered biscuit Billy Button bought ??
- Which watch did which witch wear and which witch wore which watch?
- While we were walking, we were watching window washers wash Washington’s windows with warm washing water.
- Willy’s real rear wheel
- Yally Bally had a jolly golliwog. Feeling folly, Yally Bally Bought his jolly golli’ a dollie made of holly! The golli’, feeling jolly, named the holly dollie, Polly. So Yally Bally’s jolly golli’s holly dollie Polly’s also jolly!
- You curse, I curse, we all curse, for asparagus!
Jeżeli znacie inne ciekawe tongue twisters, a nie ma ich tutaj, to podzielcie się nimi!