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Post by Okie »

Dont try this one if you already broke the seal on a bottle of Jack;;

A thrifty thistle sifter,

while sifting a seive of unsifted thistles,

thrust three thousand thistles,

in the thick of his thumb

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This is supposed to be the most difficult one in English:

The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick.
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I don't have any problem with that one.
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I saw Esau sitting on a see-saw,

I saw Esau, he saw me!
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Smaug;1479727 wrote: I saw Esau sitting on a see-saw,

I saw Esau, he saw me!That's not really a tonguetwister, it's a published song, here are the lyrics - there may be other verses.

I saw Esau sittin' on a seesaw,

I saw Esau with my girl,

I saw Esau sittin' on a seesaw,

Givin' her a merry whirl.

When I saw Esau he saw me,

And I saw red and got so sore,

That I got a saw and I sawed Esau

Off that old seesaw.

It's a polka and was recorded by the Ames Brothers. I'm not sure of the year or of the composer(s).
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I've known that little "doggrel" since I was a kid, and always thought it was part of something bigger, so cheers for that! The song must be at least 50 years old.
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Post by spot »

Miss Smith's fish-sauce shop.

That one dates back at least a hundred years, it's quietly effective.
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To say nothing about the pheasant plucker's son.
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FourPart;1479762 wrote: To say nothing about the pheasant plucker's son.
You'm bin listening to Old Jethro agin.
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Apparently, admitted during an interview, Bill Maynard sung this song in one take. He reckoned he would never have been able to sing it if he had to repeat it at the recording studio ! :lips:

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