This website breaks up words into their component parts - turning "jug" into "j-uh-g" - then reverses them. Simply making it "g-uh-j" doesn't work though, so our tool knows to replace one of the sounds to make it sound correct when played backwards: "g-uh-zszh". Put the text you want to speak backwards in the left box, then click "Reverse!". The reversed pronunciation text will appear on the right and you can have a go at pronouncing it!

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Pronunciation Note

The "zszh" should be pronounced like the g in beige.
Capital "TH" should be pronounced like the th in that.
Lowercase "th" should be pronounced like the th in throw.

This is tuned for my specific American English accent. Some words may sound off in yours, so you can tweak them to make it sound right as you read it.
May 15, 2020: Most common contractions now work and the ones that don't get pretty close! (Try y'all'dn't've'd)
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John Austin, the Backwords Dude, can talk backward on cue! This site was in a recent video.
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