I've heard from a stranger a tongue-twister, from which I understood not a single word. It's supposed to be a particularly difficult short Russian phrase which, I was told, it's pronounced mostly when people get drunk and they tend to say bad words when they fail to pronounce it correctly. Which is this phrase or tongue-twister?

Well, the actual question is:

Which bad words emerge when it's pronounced?

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    Прыжок с переподвыподвертом?
    – Artemix
    Aug 6, 2013 at 9:28
  • @Artemix это вопрос или это такая фраза?
    – c.p.
    Aug 6, 2013 at 9:33

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I'm not sure, but maybe it was Прыжок с переподвыподвертом or (simpler case) Прыжок с подвыподвертом. This means something like "jump with body overtwist" ("подвыподверт" here comes from the words подвернуть and/or вертеть).

If one fails to pronounce the second word correctly, they have very high chance to say подпердом, подвыпердом, переподвыпердом. All these words are derived from the word пердеть - to fart) which replaces "body twist" to "farting", and the result is "jump with overfarting".

The word переподвыподверт is constructed using a bunch of prefixes:

пере- под- вы- под- верт

The selection of the prefixes clearly shows that the main goal of this tongue-twister is to make the person that pronounces it to mix up initial "в" and "п".

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    My favourite one is "Еду я по выбоине, и из выбоины не выеду я". When drunk, people cannot pronouce it correctly, what they actually say sounds really funny. :D
    – Yellow Sky
    Aug 6, 2013 at 17:02
  • @YellowSky This one is also nice, but mine was the shortest I could recall.
    – Artemix
    Aug 8, 2013 at 8:08
  • "Сиреневенький" - in one word or a word in the phrase. "Бесперспективняк" - it is difficult to articulate even sober.
    – Eugene
    Aug 8, 2013 at 13:55
  • @eugene Бесперспективняк is ok, but what about emerging bad words?
    – Artemix
    Aug 8, 2013 at 15:26
  • There are no bad words like "выверт/выперд" but it's funny when drunk man trying to pronounce it. It's just a short tongue twister.
    – Eugene
    Aug 9, 2013 at 0:46

I know one tongue-twister which indeed produces bad words and is really difficult: Ох у ямы холм с кулями, выйду нá холм куль поправлю


The one that comes to my mind is "Себя от холода страхуя, купил доху я на меху [я]"

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