So, apparently Phil says we've got 6 more weeks of winter left. Ugh. I'm kind of over winter. But Groundhog's Day is such a fun and funny day. I mean, it's a day dedicated to a large rodent, known by funnier names like woodchuck and whistle-pig, and whether or not he sees his shadow. What's not to love? And he's a darn cute guy, too. And then there's the movie, which is always a good laugh.
And this leads to my second subject, tongue twisters. In the car the other night, I was reminding the boys that today was Groundhog's Day. And I also reminded them that groundhogs are also called woodchucks. To which, Pierce replied, "How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?" Ah, tongue twisters. They never fail to elicit a giggle from children and adults alike. So I'm going to share some of my family's favorite tongue twisters, most of which I learned from my very silly father, a couple of them just yesterday!
She sells seashells down by the seashore.
Green glass gas globes
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
Unique New York (You have to say that one a few times for its full effect!)
Seven sailing sailors sailing the seven seas
Those are just a few of the apparently MANY tongue twisters you can find to make yourself or your favorite kid giggle! I found this site and let me just say, after going through these, you'll just want to be quiet for a while!
Monday, February 1, 2010
This blogging thing really eludes me. Maybe because I'm not a natural writer? I'm not sure. I love to talk and tell stories and make people laugh. Somehow, however, I don't feel like I'm able to transfer that to the screen. But I have things I want to talk about, projects I want to share, cute stories about the kids, whatever. So I'm going to do my darndest to be a better blogger. We'll see!!
Posted by Kimmie at 4:57 PM