Humor: Czech Chicken Checker Tongue Twister

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Where indeed do humorous thoughts originate? This piece started with my happening to think of "a Czech chicken checker." It goes on from there. It just might be a humorous tale one could memorize so as to use it for a little humor where humor is needed (similar to my answer to the age-old question: "Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?" But that is an anecdote for another time.)

Checking Chickens

[Read this outloud to yourself, and then you will want to challenge others to read it to you. Sometimes nonsense is sensible fun!]

A man from Czechoslovakia, vacationing in Saudi Arabia, exchanged his job in a chicken factory for that of a well-to-do royal Arab tailor.

The nicely dressed Arab sheik took the job in Czechoslovakia checking chickens and, thus, became a chic sheik, Czech chicken checker.

One day, when he stayed home claiming sick leave, his friends at the chicken processing plant called him "the slick, 'sick,' chic, sheik, not-a-Czech, 'Czech' chicken checker."

His boss, however, suspected he was not really sick, but only trying to take some extra time off. So his boss asked a police intelligence officer to investigate.

So it was that the Czech Cheka checked the slick, "sick," chic, sheik,. not-a-Czech, Czech chicken checker.

The sheik was found to have not told the entire truth, and became the departed, deported, slick, chic, "sick," sheik, not-a-Czech, Czech chicken checker the Czech Cheka checked.

On his return to Saudi Arabia the sheik explained that he had taken his sick leave to see a sick Sikh, and thus it was the he came to end his checkered Czech career checking Czech chickens as "the slick, 'sick,' chic, sheik, not-a-Czech, Czech chicken checker the Czech Cheka checked for seeing a sick Sikh from Sikkim!"


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Everyone knows a tongue twister, and some people can even repeat them!

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Perspycacious 4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond Author

Yes, wrapping your twisted tongue around a tongue twister can be a mental break without a breaking point. ;-]

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