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Sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick – Tongue Twister

Why Lingual | 7-14 yrs | Video, Animation

The most difficult tongue twister in English language is “sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick”

Em: Hey Emma I bet you can’t say ‘babbling, bumbling band of baboons’ really fast 5 times!

Emma: You really want to play tongue twister? Then try saying a real one. How about ‘Betty Botter bought some butter, but the butter was bitter so Betty bought a better butter to make the bitter butter taste better!

Em: Hey! I know, I read somewhere about the most difficult tongue twister in English language…something with six….ummmm

Emma: Sixth…sick…sheik’s….sixth…. sheep’s….sick! Man! it is so difficult…see how long I have to pause after each word.

Em: I will have to write it down to even say it!

Reason: You sure do. ‘Sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick’ is considered as the hardest tongue twister by Guinness Book of World Records. It is extremely difficult to say this string of words quickly multiple times. It may not make much sense, but then tongue twisters are just a string of silly words put together to exercise your tongue. Why don’t you try again?

Em: Sixth.sick..sixt..sorry..sheik’s…this one will surely twist my tongue! I am happy with my bumbling baboons.

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