Can You Swallow Your Own Tongue?

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A person cannot swallow his or her own tongue. This is contrary to beliefs when having seizures and the dying process where the tongue may roll back in the mouth. It is firmly fixed to the base of the mouth with a small bit of tissue called the frenulum linguae.
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