Do Tongue Twisters Help Perfect Speech?

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Is it true that tackling tongue twisters can tame diction troubles?

If you believe movies like “My Fair Lady,” “Singin’ In The Rain” and the latest film “The King’s Speech,” then yes.

Ben Zimmer, who writes the “On Language” column in the Sunday New York Times Magazine, checked in with WCBS 880 to answer some questions about tongue twisters.

Click here to read his latest column.