Pick a Peck of Pickled Peppers…It’s International Tongue Twisters Day!

Betty Battle bought some butter to make her batter better…

Theophilous Thistledown the thistle-sifter, sifted a sieve of unsifted thistles…

A tutor who tooted a flute tried to teach two young tooters to toot…

Who doesn’t love a good tongue twister?  I’m sure we all have our favorites from childhood. How about sharing some with those you love to celebrate INTERNATIONAL TONGUE TWISTER DAY...which happens to be today! Believe it or not, tongue twisters are often used as exercises for public speaking and at parties and social gatherings to break the ice and put people at ease.

Here are a couple of books to exercise your tongue twister muscles:

Three hundred and Thirty Three Twisted Tongue Twisters: A wacky twist on the modern tongue twister by Byron L Reeder

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Original and unique tongue twisters created for warming up the mouth muscles, just plain fun and overall ease of speaking. Note: This book will actually show how to use these tongue twisters in a game setting also. Parties and social gatherings are just a few of the perfect opportunities for testing your skills. So go challenge your family and friends to see who can be the first to say these fabulous tongue twisters the fastest without getting flustered!

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National Geographic Kids Just Joking: 300 Hilarious Jokes, Tricky Tongue Twisters, and Ridiculous Riddles by National Kids

Packed with the silly jokes that kids love, including knock-knocks, tongue twisters, riddles, traditional question and answer jokes, and more, Just Joking will be presented in National Geographic Kids’ colorful, photo-driven style. Laughing animals, funny people, and other colorful photos are paired with each joke, adding an extra laugh on each page. National Geographic Kids’ signature square trim size and candy-colored palette make this fun-filled book perfect for tossing into a backpack to share with friends at school or camp.

Got a favorite tongue twister you’d like to share?



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