International Tongue Twister Contest Day
International Tongue Twister Contest Day is observed next on Saturday, February 24th, 2024 (80 days from today).
History of International Tongue Twister Contest Day
Tongue twisters, the popular nonsensical sayings that is absurdly difficult to say (or easily fooled, whichever way you want to look at it) seems to be simply a series of allusions on purpose. increase, well, your tongue but, as it rotates apart, tongue twisters aren't random, which is why popular people - like Peter Piper and the woodpecker - have appeared in a hot minute.
Tongue curling has been around since the early 19th century, when John Harris published "Peter Piper's Practice Principles for Correct and Perfect Pronunciation," which included a tongue-twisting tango for each word in the alphabet. And while the book is intended to help kids learn the fundamentals of speech mechanics, its title twist has garnered quite a bit of attention and inspired a lot of legends about it.
Speculation aside, it turns out that Peter Piper is based on French horticulturist Pierre Poivre, whose surname actually means 'pepper' in French. Pierre is being explored the possibility of growing American spices in the French Mediterranean.
Whether you're trying to master Peter Piper, the wooden basket, or even the "Guinness Book of World Records" "the hardest recorded slur," Sixth Sheep Sick Sixth Sheep sheik", you will definitely get tongue-tied constantly.
The history and origins of International Tongue Twister Contest Day are still unknown. But International Tongue Twister Contest Day was made to fascinate people. The best way to learn Tongue Twister is to read sentences slowly at the beginning and make sure you pronounce the beginning and end of the word strongly. Then read them faster and faster with clear pronunciation of the words. You can also try them out by standing in front of a mirror. More than fun, daily Tongue Twister practice will
- Strengthens the muscles involved in speech
- Will bring out the sound you're having trouble with.
Therefore, International Tongue Twister Contest Day is a perfect day to try out some of the popular Tongue Twisters.
How to celebrate International Tongue Twister Contest Day
The best way to celebrate the International Tongue Twister Contest Day is to practice the tongue curls above. Gather your friends and go for the Tongue Twister contest. Share your favorite slurs on social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more using hashtags #InternationalTongueTwisterContestDay or #TongueTwisterContestDay.
ObservedInternational Tongue Twister Contest Day has been observed the last Saturday in February.
Saturday, February 26th, 2022
Saturday, February 25th, 2023
Saturday, February 24th, 2024
Saturday, February 22nd, 2025
Saturday, February 28th, 2026