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zalas
2005-02-07, 02:37
http://yro.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=138506&cid=11594831
This is the funniest tongue twister I"ve seen (not that I've seen much), but it worked so well :D

東京特許許可局今日急遽許可却下

Slipgate
2005-02-07, 10:49
You know I think I recognize this one from a few that I was shown in a class, but I think the one I was shown consistently had the sound "Tokyo" in it, with various extensions of either o.

Basu gasu... ack, I can't do that one.

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Aldareon
2005-02-08, 04:02
Damn you .. that's the first time I've ever come across a tongue twister and not succeed after 3 tries. Still trying ..

Haeleth
2005-02-08, 05:56
There are longer versions... once you've mastered the original, try getting your tongue around 東京特許許可局局長京恭子今日急遽撤去許可却下.

Korgath
2005-02-08, 13:35
You know I think I recognize this one from a few that I was shown in a class, but I think the one I was shown consistently had the sound "Tokyo" in it, with various extensions of either o.

Basu gasu... ack, I can't do that one.

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Reminds me of Chiyo from Azumanga Daioh. Anyway, I think バスガス爆発 isn't that hard. Well, compared to that tongue catastrophe of "The head of theTokyo patent office Kyouko Kyou hurriedly rejected the withdrawal" or something like that, which is pronounced "Toukyou tokkyo kyokakyoku kyokuchou kyou kyouko kyou kyuukyo tekkyo kyoka kyakka" in case you can't read it.

Slipgate
2005-02-08, 13:37
As a matter of fact I learned that one from AzuDai :).

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Donut
2005-02-09, 05:44
basu gasu baku hatsu ? O_o

Slipgate
2005-02-09, 07:46
Yup... which now that I remember the full thing, yeah, that's awfully easy to do. I musta been inflating it in my mind.

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