How to Whistle with a Blade of Grass

How to Whistle with a Blade of Grass


How to Whistle with a Blade of Grass. Next time you’re outside, pluck a blade of
grass for an easy way to entertain yourself – and annoy your friends. You will need A blade of grass Two thumbs
and patience. Step 1. Pick a flat blade of grass that’s as long
as your thumbs. You’ll get more sound from wide, slightly
coarse grass than from thin, fine grass. Step 2. Press your thumbs together at the knuckles
with your fingernails facing you. Put the grass lengthwise between your thumbs. Step 3. Pull the grass taut, so there are no kinks. You should see the edge of the blade centered
in a gap between the base of your thumbs and your knuckles. Step 4. Purse your lips, put your mouth to your thumbs,
and blow. You may have to move your lips or thumbs slightly
to make a sound, so keep trying. By cupping your hands, you can make the pitch
of your whistle higher or lower. Step 5. Play around with different kinds of grasses
and reeds. You can make as many different sounds as there
are blades of grass on your lawn. Did you know A grass whistle isn’t technically
a whistle; it’s a reed instrument.

61 thoughts on “How to Whistle with a Blade of Grass

  1. HAHA you guys are trying to hard I figured out an easy way to do this in 4th grade and when I get bored i go to the bathroom during school but go out side to get a wide and long blade of grass then I fold them in half the side that bends you want to fold the other way like two pringles facing the opposite way and blow in between them I swear to god it will work every time I got sent to principles and when I got there I made the sound considering after wards she got mad, but I had a good laugh…

  2. Nope, you are literally the only one. You know those 100 people that upvoted the reddit link? None of them found this.
    What a fucking idiot.

  3. Am I the only one here coming after that one cutscene in Final Fantasy Tactics where Delita and Ramza are whistling from a blade of grass

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