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The Tutor:

A tutor who tooted the flute
Tried to teach two young tooters to toot;
said the two to the tutor,
"Is it harder to toot, or
To tutor two tooters to toot?"

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Origin: Grandmother: Sarah Lipchinsky, New York City

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Verse?

Where learned: Bagley School

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Flute ; Language ; MUSIC ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN ; RHYME ; Teach ; TONGUE TWISTER ; Toot ; Tutor ; Youngster

James Callow Keyword(s): TONGUE TWISTER

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Tongue Twister:

 A tooter who tutored the flute tried to tutor two tooters to toot.

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Verse?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Flute ; Language ; MUSIC ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN ; RHYME ; TONGUE TWISTER ; Toot ; Tutor ; WORDPLAY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Tongue Twister

Tangle Talk:

A Tutoe who tooted a flute
Tried to teach two young tooters to toot
Said the two to the tutor,
"is it harder to toot, or to tutor two tooters to toot?"

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Tongue Twister?

Original BN [C700] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Flute ; GAME ; Language ; Tangle ; TONGUE TWISTER ; Tutor

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech

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