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|Question:||I was wondering if there is any information about tongue twisters: if specific phonemes cause confusion, if only certain phonemes can be interchanged, etc. I need information from credible sources. Thank you for your time and help!|
|Reply:||This article may be of interest to you, ‘The “Tongue Twister” Paradigm as a Technique for Studying Phonological Encoding’: http://las.sagepub.com/content/42/1/57.short Try searching for “tongue twisters” on e.g. Google Scholar, for more and more recent research on this topic. Madalena|
|Reply From:||Madalena Cruz-Ferreira click here to access email|