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Peter Piper

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers? If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

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Felt Felt

Of all the felt I ever felt, I never felt a piece of felt Which felt as fine as that felt felt, When first I felt that felt hat’s felt.

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See’s Saw Sawed Soar’s Seesaw

Mr. See owned a saw. And Mr. Soar owned a seesaw. Now See’s saw sawed Soar’s seesaw Before Soar saw See, Which made Soar sore. Had Soar seen See’s saw Before See sawed Soar’s seesaw, See’s saw would not have sawed Soar’s seesaw. So See’s saw sawed Soar’s seesaw. But it was sad to see […]

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I Cannot Bear

I cannot bear to see a bear Bear down upon a hare. When bare of hair he strips the hare, Right there I cry, “Forbear!”

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Ned Nott And Sam Shott

Ned Nott was shot and Sam Shott was not. So it is better to be Shott than Nott. Some say Nott was not shot. But Shott says he shot Nott. Either the shot Shott shot at Nott was not shot, Or Nott was shot. If the shot Shott shot shot Nott, Nott was shot. But […]

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One Doctor Doctors Another Doctor

If one doctor doctors another doctor, does the doctor who doctors the doctor doctor the doctor the way the doctor he is doctoring doctors? Or does he doctor the doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors?

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Betty Botter

Betty Botter bought some butter, “But,” she said, “the butter’s bitter; If I put it in my batter, It will make my batter bitter; But a bit of better butter, That would make my batter better.” So she bought a bit of butter, Better than her bitter butter, And she put it in her batter, […]

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Amidst The Mists

Amidst the mists and coldest frosts, With stoutest wrists and loudest boasts, He thrusts his fist against the posts And still insists he sees the ghosts.

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Bear The Boar

Once upon a barren moor There dwelt a bear, also a boar. The bear could not bear the boar. The boar thought the bear a bore. At last the bear could bear no more Of that boar that bored him on the moor, And so one morn he bored the boar – That boar will […]

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Tree Toad

A tree toad loved a she-toad Who lived up in a tree. He was a two-toed tree toad But a three-toed toad was she. The two-toed tree toad tried to win The three-toed she-toad’s heart, For the two-toed tree toad loved the ground That the three-toed tree toad trod. But the two-toed tree toad tried […]

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Twister A-twisting

When a twister a-twisting will twist him a twist, For the twisting a twist, he three twines will entwist; But if one of the twines of the twist do untwist, The twine that untwisteth untwisteth the twist.

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Light a Night-Light

You’ve no need to light a night-light On a light night like tonight, For a night-light’s light’s a slight light, And tonight’s a night that’s light. When a night’s light, like tonight’s light, It is really not quite right To light night-lights with their slight lights On a light night like tonight.

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Gray Geese

Three gray geese in the green grass grazing. Gray were the geese and green was the grass.

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She Sells Seashells

She sells seashells on the seashore. The shells she sells are seashells, I’m sure.

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Swan Swam

Swan swam over the sea. Swim, swan, swim! Swan swam back again. Well swum, swan!

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Say This

Say this sharply, say this sweetly; Say this shortly, say this softly; Say this sixteen times in succession.

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