Video: Bill Schonely and friends do tongue twisters for HR SMART

July 27, 2011

Blazer ambassador Bill Schonely warmed up the crowd at the first Tongue Twister tournament last Friday with a favorite from childhood: "Theosophus Thistle, the successful thistle sifter, successfully sifted a thistle through the thick of his thumb." the event was a benefit for Hood River County start making a reader today and featured 18 community members reciting tongue twisters. Library director Buzzy Nielsen won the contest.

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