A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from June 16, 2019
“The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!” (tongue twister)

"The batter with the butter is the batter that is better” is a tongue twister that was posted on the newsgroup fido7.ru.english on March 11, 1998. The tongue twister is similar to the 19th century classic “Betty Botter,” or “The Butter Betty Bought.”


Wikipedia: Betty Botter
Betty Botter is a tongue-twister written by Carolyn Wells. It was originally titled “The Butter Betty Bought.” By the middle of the 20th century, it had become part of the Mother Goose collection of nursery rhymes.

Google Groups: fido7.ru.english
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Oleg Kiritchko
3/11/98
(...)
The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!

Google Books
25 July 2005, Weekly World News, “Tongue twisters were the brainchild of...Seashell Sally,” pg. 52, col. 2:
“The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!”

Google Groups: ASTJUNE06
Toungue Twisters
Fahim
9/8/08
(...)
The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!

Twitter
day pinheiro
@dpinheiro03
The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!
12:49 PM - 28 Jun 2012

Twitter
Alfondo
@Alfondo09
The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!
2:28 PM - 28 Jun 2012

Twitter
とっきー
@geocroisfelt
The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!
2:44 PM - 28 Jun 2012

Twitter
Times Fresh Face
@TimesFreshFace
“The batter with the butter is the batter which is better.” The students of Presindency University, Bangalore did it. Can you? If you can, upload your own video with our favorite tongue twister of the week and tag us with #FreshFactor to stand a chance to feature on our page.
0:04
3:00 AM - 23 Sep 2018

Twitter
English TONGUE TWISTER
@TwisterEnglish
#tonguetwister #pronunciationpractice 🤪
The batter with the butter is the batter that is better!
3:58 AM - 12 Feb 2019

Posted by Barry Popik
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