You may be wondering why I picked this subject for this week’s blog. The reason would be my granddaughter Sarah. At 6 ½ She’s the youngest of our three. I pick her up on Monday’s and take her home to get ready for dance. (She’s on the team. 😊 ) We have a bit of time before we leave so we will shoot a few hoops or read a book. She has this awesome book MUDDLE AND MATCH and it got us talking about tongue twisters.
I told her about this one:
She sells sea shells by the sea shore.
You try it at normal speed. Bet you can’t do it the first couple of times.
I learned this one in early speech classes.
Round the rugged rock, the ragged rascal ran.
You may recognize these from “Singing in the Rain.”
Sinful Caesar sipped his snifter, seized his knees and sneezed.
Chester chooses chestnuts, and cheddar cheese with chewy chives.
He chews them and he chooses them.
He chooses them and he chews them. . .
. . .those chestnuts, cheddar cheese
and chives in cheery, charming chunks.
My favorite and I bet you can’t keep from tapping your toes. 😊
Moses supposes his toeses
are roses. . .but Moses supposes erroneously.
Moses, he knowses his toeses aren’t roses…as Moses supposes his toeses to be.