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roll off the tongue

To be very easy or enjoyable to say. When you name your food truck, make sure it's something that rolls off the tongue so that people will remember it. The book is a joy to read aloud. The passages just roll off the tongue.
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trip off the tongue

To be very easy or enjoyable to say. When you name your food truck, make sure it's something that trips off the tongue so that people will remember it. The book is a joy to read aloud. The passages just trip off the tongue.
See also: off, tongue, trip

roll/slip/trip off the ˈtongue

be easy to say or pronounce: It’s not a name that exactly trips off the tongue, is it?
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Siroki may not slip off the tongue as easily as Bayern Munich, Liverpool or Hamburg, who have all been hosted during the Pittodrie glory days, but the Bosnian outfit had talked the talk pre-match.
While the title might not slip off the tongue, this is a festival that seems to go from strength to strength.
Having racked up several Michelin stars, Hong Kongas European restaurants continue to shine in reputed food circles, but with a list as strong as this, perhaps the city should be one of the first names to slip off the tongue, along with San Fransisco, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Tokyo, Paris, London and New York, when the discussion veers towards best cities for fine dining.
These phrases tend to slip off the tongue, yet they may be doing more harm than realised in reinforcing children's perceptions that it is acceptable to judge and evaluate people on the basis of their gender," she added.
While the names Alembic and Stone may not slip off the tongue like Starsky and Hutch or Cagney and Lacey, the crime-fighters of this drama make a welcome return.
IT mightn't slip off the tongue like Paris or Rome, but with flights from Dublin, Helsinki is now working its way firmly onto the tourist trail out of Ireland.