Zusammengestellt und ergänzt von Hans Harress
The Polish police polish their shoes with Polish polish
Strong Tom came along from Hongkong and sang a long song
Charles and Richard chewed cheese and cheap chewing gum,
which they stuck under their chairs in the church
A twister of twists once twisted a twist
and the twist that he twisted was a three twisted twist.
If in twisting this twist one twist should untwist
then the untwisted twist would untwist the twist
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
a peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
a peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked
Sixty-six thick thistle sticks
Seventy-seven sea serpents swam hissing across the sea
Long lazy lizards like lemon liniment
This is the thumb with the thimble
Seaside shoes shops shut a six sharp
The sun shines sometimes on shop signs
Double bubble gum bubbles double
Merry Mary married melancholy Michael
Amidst the mists and coldest frosts,
with barest wrists and stoutest boasts,
he thrusts his fists against the posts
and still insists he sees the ghosts
She sells sea shells on the seashore,
these shells she sells are seashells, I’m sure,
so if she sells seashells on the seashore,
I’m sure that these shells she sells are sea shore shells
The mad lad had a black hat on his head
He said is was sad that the bed was so bad
when we met on the mat of the hotel the next morning
Betty Botter bought some butter,
but she said: “This butter’s bitter,
if I put it in my batter
it will make my batter bitter.
But a bit of better butter,
better than my bitter butter
makes my butter batter better.“
So she bought a bit of butter,
better than her bitter butter
and she put it in her batter
and it made her batter better.
So ‘twas better Betty Botter
bought a bit of better butter
The rain in Spain lies mainly on the plain
The clever cook cuts crocky cross carrots
Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran
Whether the weather is fine,
or whether the weather is not,
whether the weather is cold,
or whether the weather is hot,
we’ll weather the weather,
whatever the weather,
whether we like it or not.
Mrs. Chips is very old
and when she settles down to stitch
- unless she uses spectacles -
she cannot see which stitch is which.
Davy Doldrum dreamed he drove a dreadful dragon,
he drove a dreadful dragon Davy Doldrum dreamed.
If Davy Doldrum dreamed he drove a dreadful dragon,
where is the dreadful dragon Davy Doldrum dreamed of?
I saw Esau sawing wood,
and Esau saw - I saw him saw.
Though Esau saw I saw him saw,
still Esau went on sawing
There’s no need to light a night-light
on a light night like tonight.
For a night-light is a slight light
on a light night like tonight
A fly and a flee in a flue
were imprisoned so what could they do?
Says the fly: “Let us flee!”
Says the flea: “Let us fly!”
So they flew through a flaw in the flue
Shy Sarah saw six Swiss wrist-watches
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck,
if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
A woodchuck would chuck as much wood
as a woodchuck could chuck
through the puddles Tom is splashing.
soon his clothes need a washing
Does this shop stock short socks with spots?
Three grey geese on three green hills,
grey were the geese, and green were the hills
I like white vinegar with veal very much
Robert Rowley rolled a round roll round,
a round roll Robert Rowley rolled round.
Where’s the round roll
Robert Rowley rolled round?
Swan swam over the sea.
Swim, swan, swim!
Swan swam back again.
Well swum, Swan!
From Wibbelton to Wobbelton is 15 miles,
from Wobbelton to Wibbelton ist 15 miles.
From Wibbelton to Wobbelton,
from Wobbelton to Wibbelton,
from Wibbelton to Wobbelton is 15 miles