MIT Researchers Create 'World's Toughest Tongue Twister'
While studying speech patterns, MIT researchers came up with a tongue twister so difficult that participants struggled to repeat it.By Christina Honan | December 5, 2013
Move over, Peter Piper and your peck of pickled peppers. MIT researchers have come up with the world's toughest tongue twister.
"It's 'pad kid poured curd pulled cold.' I don't know what it means, but researchers at MIT asked people to repeat this phrase 10 times. Most people clammed up and stopped talking altogether."
So it's official — kind of. Here's Time magazine: "Is this an exact science? No. (Or like, maybe. But yeah, probably not.)"