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Tonguetwister involving the letter R

The harder, the better

Edmund
post 20.Nov.2012, 08:38 PM
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Joined: 18.Jul.2011

Hi

Does anyone know a decent Swedish tongue twister based on the letter R? I've looked around a bit without finding one.

Speak fairly good Swedish, so the harder, the better!

Cheers
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John.Smith
post 21.Nov.2012, 06:43 PM
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Location: Sweden
Joined: 12.Sep.2011

If ou do find one then try learning it in Skånska... That would be highly entertaining smile.gif
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Edmund
post 22.Nov.2012, 09:36 AM
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Funnily enough this started from trying to do an impression of Zlatan. And failing miserably. I think I'll stick to the Stockholm R, its a wee bit easier....
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Migga
post 22.Nov.2012, 10:10 AM
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Joined: 26.Jul.2011

Whatever you do don`t try an impression of this guy;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnCC0Ii_EPA
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Hisingen
post 22.Nov.2012, 01:51 PM
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Location: Västra Götaland
Joined: 5.Jul.2012

Having looked up on various sites, for 'tungvrickare' or tongue-twisters there does seem to be a shortage using R. Sjuksköterskor, laxask, får and åa - in plenty, but nothing to match Round and round the ragged rock.
When teaching English to my evening classes, I often used some of our best known ones, especially Whether the weather be wet, making the Swedes more aware of the difference between W and V.
We had a load of fun, I can assure you. Tongue-twisters are a good way of improving one's 'uttal'.
But sorry, tough luck on R in Swedish.
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Pursuivant
post 23.Nov.2012, 01:01 PM
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Joined: 12.Aug.2008

runar rökar räkor rätt.
örjan börjar röra rörmontör över rörskruvrörelse.
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