I Can Roll My Tounge

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    Rolllll Ittt..

    I can roll it and make it in too a flower..Yupps. and with my tounge ring where it is it sits right in the middle of the flower...YAY!!
    xXBubblezXx xXBubblezXx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2011

    I Can Do This!

    I have been doing this since childhood.  It drove my parents crazy!  I can curl it and I can twist my tongue both ways (almost up and down).  My hubby can only curl his. 
    beaglewoman beaglewoman
    26-30, F
    Nov 16, 2007

    It Is Funny

    And cute to show to kids that I can roll my tongue, because they try to do the same and some can not. The ones who can do it get so happy about it and it is wonderful to see their smile. Good thing to play with kids... Or with somene special, just in different way&hellip...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2008

    ...so Easy...

    ...i can roll my tounge pretty easy. im working on getting it to do the wave thing. its so cool, but so hard. but im getting better :) :P
    mi25ke mi25ke
    26-30, M
    Jul 3, 2012

    Genetics Or Environment?

    Yes it has been proved that it is a mixture of both.  Studies in twins show it is both genetics and environment.  Wonder which one mine is?
    YourMysticGirl YourMysticGirl
    46-50, F
    Jun 3, 2012

    That's Not It!

    i can roll my tongue - twist my tongue - lick my nose - curl it under my chin - fold my tongue - n make it look like a wave it rolling down it =] these are just somethings i can do with my tongue ;) it's very long
    shadowfairy shadowfairy
    18-21, F
    Nov 7, 2007

    Can Do a 360!=)

    I can flip it and do a 360!haha...actually funny, but true...learned it since I was in 4th grade, I think...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 26, 2008

    Now That's Hardly Fair...

    Sure I can. I can do all sorts of nifty things with my tongue.But. Have you ever been to any of the Ripley's Believe it or Not museums? There is an exhibit about rolling one's tongue there. Including a mirror where you can look at yourself and see if you can do what the people in...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Mar 2, 2011

    Um... What?

    I can do lots of things with my tongue.  My tounge, however, I'm not so great with.  Maybe I don't even have one. 
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Oct 24, 2008

    Yep, I Am Unique..., Nearly, Almost, As Good As

    Not only can I roll my tongue but I can also touch the tip of my nose with it.  I can wiggle my ears as well. Back in my school days I had to do this very often, for all my fellow pupils who apparently couldn't. But I always knew there were more people out there just as unique...
    RickiChickie RickiChickie
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Dec 29, 2011

    i can roll it like the pic,

    or flip it upside down completely! i also can make a 3 leaf clover with my tounge too. (:
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    Dec 20, 2014

    Actually, I Can't...

    But I can roll my tongue. I can also clap with one hand and make my knuckles move in some strange way that nobody understands or approves of. Guess I'm just a weirdo...
    insertusername insertusername
    26-30, M
    Mar 26, 2012

    I Could Never Understand

    I could never understand how people couldn't roll their tongue -- can't everyone? And then my daughter showed me how she could shape her tongue into a clover.
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jan 11, 2011


    I dont know if I do it quite as well as the guy in this picture but I can certaintly do it. haha
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2008

    My Mom Couldn't

    In my family, my dad, my sister and I could all curl our tongues like this, but not my mom.  I didn't really notice until I got to Biology class in high school and we learned it was one of those recessive genetic traits passed along.
    LoneBlogger LoneBlogger
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 1, 2012


    Someone misspelled tongue... But, yes, I can roll my tongue! And I can touch my nose with my tongue. I'm special. Applaud for me.
    iFortiTude iFortiTude
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2008

    Not Sure Why This Is Special

    aparantly it is. it's good to be able to roll your tounge and generally move it any way you want, I guess some people aren't so 'talented'. But really, I can't imagine a single reason why this would be anything special. Well at least no reason that wouldnt make this an 18+ post...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2007


    I can roll my tongue into a "3-leafed clover" and it seems like a useless talent, but my boyfriend would argue with that statement. ;-)
    lightwolfmelody lightwolfmelody
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 4, 2012


    I sure can...never thought it was a big deal 'till I found out that some people can't.Oh right.  I still don't think it's a big deal LOL!
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2011

    Most People

    Yes, I can roll my tongue. I think most people can, which is why I don't understand why some people act like it's such a big deal.
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2010
    MB777 MB777
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2013

    Got the Gene

    This is one of those lessons that science class always teaches on.  Dominant vs. recessive genes, right? Well, I got the right genes, because I'm rolling right now! ;-)
    debmichelle debmichelle
    Jul 22, 2008


    I remember sitting in a science class and the teacher asking who could roll their tongue. The class was about genes and chromosomes and how they make you have different abilities than others so there was a sensible reason for the tongue rolling and we didn't have a weirdo...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2008

    But so what? Who cares?

    Hey atleast i have a special skill
    greyxx greyxx
    18-21, F
    Aug 1, 2014

    The Things You Can Do With A Tongue!

    I can roll my tongue and my son has that talent coupled with being able to touch his chin with his tongue. Creepy right now but later in life, he's going to make some woman *extremely* happy!
    reneehendricks reneehendricks
    41-45, F
    Jul 4, 2012

    Can Definitely Do That!!!

    I'm a Pro. The End.....oh, its asking to make the story longer. I did...
    dasha314 dasha314
    13-15, F
    Jul 29, 2012

    ...that And Other Ways.

    Some of my brothers and sisters think I'm weird that I can roll my tongue like a taco. lol I can fold it and other ways...I think it's cool.
    PunizhedZoul PunizhedZoul
    22-25, F
    Oct 17, 2011

    Flower/3 Leaf Clover

    Anyone else out there make a lil 3 leaf flower clover thingy..??? I can but havent found anyone else who can as well..
    xXBubblezXx xXBubblezXx
    18-21, F
    Jun 20, 2011

    Didn't Think I Was Special

    I didn't know not everyone could do this until probably junior high. I never thought anything of it. It was just something I did in my own mouth when I was bored or something. One day someone asked me if i could do it & I showed them. Then I realized, not everyone else can to...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2007
    piSAYERSmp piSAYERSmp
    26-30, M
    Jan 27, 2014

    The Only One In My Family Who Can Do It

    Yup. A few years ago at the dinner table I just randomly asked around to see if anyone else can...wait never mind my dad can.. But he and I are the only ones. Mom and bros and sis cannot. I sometimes roll my tongue and then roll it back a bit towards my throat making it look all...
    lucifette lucifette
    22-25, F
    Aug 1, 2011

    Taco Tongue

    My dad called this a Taco Tongue and both of us can do it. I used to be able to  make a pretty loud sound by blowing air through it in a certain way, but I've lost my touch with that part of it.
    moonlitReveries moonlitReveries
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2008

    Even My Tongue Is Double Jointed!

    You should see what I can do!
    Shaylon Shaylon
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 21, 2008

    However You Want.

    I can roll to the left, to the right, or down the middle. I cant do the s shape though!
    KindaSilly KindaSilly
    41-45, F
    Oct 5, 2013

    I Can

    I have been able to roll my tounge as long as I can remember.  I just assumed that everyone could do it. I don't see what the big deal is?
    keyna keyna
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2008

    Everybody is trying this right about

    now 2 👀 if they can, including myself! I can me 💜 & 💰 w/my 👅!!!
    pyeito pyeito
    31-35, M
    Jan 12, 2014

    Only Certain People Can?

    I was confused seeing this, rolling my tongue's like the easiest thing to do! Some people can't? Really?
    BlazzinBebe88 BlazzinBebe88
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Oct 25, 2008

    A Natural

    It's hard to imagine not being able to roll one's tongue since it's so easy for me. I can also double knot a cherry stem....no kidding!! It is true that the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body. I must be hercules!! LOL
    justmeintn46 justmeintn46
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2011

    Yup, I can, my mother taught me hehe.

    I remember the first time I saw her do that, I was so amazed ! " You can do it too" she said all funny and amused. What a great person she was...
    4biandu 4biandu
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2015


    i can roll my toung. a buddy of mine can touch his nose with his toung... now thats a skill to be proud off :)
    chewbaccaNAM chewbaccaNAM
    22-25, M
    Sep 8, 2011

    Thanks, Nan!

    For years, my brother and I and my Nan could roll our tongue. My Mum however, could not. When my Nan passed away I visited her grave and through wet cheeks, I rolled my tongue, smiled, and told her that for as long as I could roll my tongue she'll be with me. Rolling my tongue is...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel
    26-30, F
    Jan 30, 2013

    I've Always Thought It Strange....

    ....that not everyone can do this.  I can even tie a knot in a cherry stem with my tongue.  To this day my wife says that sealed the deal when I did it on a date.
    colt1969 colt1969
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 17, 2011

    Such A Dumb Group Lol

    But I joined it, so I'm just as dumb.  I can roll my tongue.  There, I said it, and now I have a "story."
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2011

    Can't Everyone?

    I thought everyone could roll their tongue. I mean, I can't do the triple roll of anything, I knew that was special, but I thought everyone could to the basic tongue roll.
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2007

    It's No Big Deal....

    .....I can touch the tip of my nose with my tounge try that one !
    13MrHappy 13MrHappy
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2012

    It is fun to do. I often run up to my friends

    while rolling my tongue and hug them.
    Crimsoul Crimsoul
    18-21, T
    Oct 19, 2014
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