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Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers
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July 03, Tongue twisters are phrases or sentences which are hard to speak fast, usually because of alliteration or a sequence of words with very similar sounds. Tongue twisters help develop speech skills in young children as well as older children who need additional help with speech therapy. To get the full effect of tongue twisters you should repeat them several times, as quickly as possible, without stumbling or mispronouncing. Good luck!
We may never know which woodchuck hypothetically chucked wood or which unspecified Sally sold seashells down by the seashore, but one of our tongue-twisting icons, Peter Piper of the peck of pickled peppers , might have been an actual person. Pierre Poivre was a one-armed 18th century French horticulturist, missionary, and colonial administrator whose name, as any demi-Francophone might notice, is equivalent to the English "Peter Pepper. There, he set about flexing his pouces verts , planting a garden on Mauritius made up of plants from all over the tropics, the Jardin Botanique des Pamplemousses named for a nearby village, which was named for the grapefruit trees growing nearby. Most importantly, Poivre managed to smuggle cloves and nutmeg out of the Dutch East India Company-controlled Spice Islands part of modern-day Indonesia and grow them at his home base, breaking the Dutch monopoly. It was his forceful advocacy for the free market and further cultivation of cloves on the French-controlled Seychelles that led to their introduction in Zanzibar, which remained the world's largest clove producer until recent decades. Poivre's travelogue, Voyages d'un Philosophe , was published in London in