Tongue-twister

phrase that is intentionally difficult to articulate properly

A tongue-twister is a phrase that is hard to say. They often use alliteration and homophones. They are commonly employed to help warm up singers and actors[1]

ExamplesEdit

  • How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? He would chuck as many wood as a woodchuck chucks if a woodchuck could chuck wood.
  • She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore. The sea shells she sells are sea shells for sure.
  • Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
  • The lips, the teeth, the tip of the tongue.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gordon, David. "Vocal Warmup Tongue Twisters". Spirit Sound. Retrieved 6 March 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)