English Tongue Twisters


It’s not the cough the carries you off, it’s the coffin they carry you off in!

Gobbling gorgoyles gobbled gobbling goblins.

Seven slick sealskin ski suits slid slowly down the slope.

When in high spirits, I eat honey and ham and hum happy songs.

A noise annoys an oyster, but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more!

George ought to draw up a short report on this morning’s talk.

Joyce’s boyfriend has the noisiest Rolls-Royce with a destroyed motor.  

The bearded mountaineer has a fear of putting his beard into his beer.

To put a pipe in byte mode, type PIPE_TYPE_BYTE.

“It’s hard to park such a large car in the dark”, Arthur remarked.

This is the sixth zebra snoozing thoroughly.

Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.

Percy was the first to learn that the early bird catches the worm.

How many boards could the Mongols hoard if the Mongol hoards got bored?

The crow flew over the river with a lump of raw liver.

How many berries could a bare berry carry, if a bare berry could carry berries?

An elephant was asphyxiated in the asphalt.

Suzie Seaword’s fish-sauce shop sells unsifted thistles for thistle-sifters to sift.

The socks that the shop had got in stock were not what I wanted.

Ninety-nine new-born babies need ninety-nine new napkins.

How may saws could a seesaw saw if a seesaw could saw saws?

I saw Esau sitting on a seesaw. I saw Esau; he saw me.

Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.

The two-twenty-two train tore through the tunnel.

Thank the other three brothers of their father’s mother’s brother’s side.

If coloured caterpillars could change their colours constantly could they keep their coloured coat coloured properly?

She sells seashells on the seashore of Seychelles.

Is this your sister’s sixth zither, sir?

A proper cup of coffee from a proper copper coffee pot.

Don’t spring on the inner-spring this spring or there will be an offspring next spring.

Pete’s pa Pete poked to the pea patch to pick a peck of peas for the poor pink pig in the pine hole pig-pen.

Love’s a feeling you feel when you feel you’re going to feel the feeling you’ve never felt before.

If you can’t can any candy can, how many candy cans a candy canner can if he can can candy cans?

Mr. Tongue Twister tried to train his tongue to twist and turn, and twit and twat, to learn the letter “T”.

Never trouble troubles till troubles trouble you. It only doubles troubles and troubles others, too.

She saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure she saw Sherif’s shoes on the sofa?

Thirty-three thirsty, thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurder on Thursday.

A pleasant place to place a plaice is a place where a plaice is pleased to be placed.

Denise sees the fleece, Denise sees the fleas. At least Denise could sneeze and feed and freeze the fleas.

How much caramels can a canny cannonball cram in a camel if a canny cannonball can cram caramel in a caramel?

If you’re keen on stunning kites and cunning stunts, buy a cunning stunning stunt kite.

Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eyes. If cows could fly I’d have a cow pie in my eye.

Larry Hurley, a burly squirrel hurler, hurled a furry squirrel through a curly grill.

Three gray geese in the green grass grazing. Gray were the geese and green was the grass.

If Kattie can tie a tie and untie a tie, why can’t I tie and untie a tie like Kantie can?

Three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters. If three tree turtles took turns talking tongue twisters, where’s the twisters the three tree turtles talked?

Mrs Hunt had a country cut front in the front of her country cut pettycoat.

There was a minimum of cinnamon in the aluminum pan.

How many yaks could a yak pack pack if a yak pack could pack yaks?

Excited executioner is exercising his excising powers excessively.

Seven sleazy shysters in sharkskin suits sold sheared sealskins to seasick sailors.

Five fuzzy French frogs frolicked through the fields in France.

Thirty-three feathers on a fat thrush’s throat.

Can an active actor always actually act accurately?

Sukey shook some soot from sister Susie’s sooty shoes.

A cheeky chimp chomped cheap chocolate chips.

Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks.

Hassock hassock, black spotted hassock. Black spot on a black back of a black spotted hassock.

Ninety-nine knitted knick-nacks were nicked by ninety-nine knitted knick-nack nickers.

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.

The ruddy widow really wants ripe watermelon and red roses when winter arrives.

While we were walking, we were watching window washers wash Washington’s windows with warm washing water.