Weirdest Wackiest World Records
From the Absolutely Bizarre to the Downright Shocking
By (author) Jason Katzman
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Weirdest Wackiest World Records by Jason Katzman
Who knew that one could make a claim to fame in such an unorthodox way? "1,001 of the Weirdest and Wackiest World Records" may not list the most traditional achievements, but it sure will leave readers speechless. From astonishing eating records to man's most absurd "talents," this book delves into the unconventional actions taken by many to make their milestone. Some of these "achievements" are: Hairiest Man Victor "Larry" Ramos Gomez, with 98 per cent of his body being covered. Most Tattoos on a Senior Citizen, named to Isobel Varley, with 93 per cent of her body covered. Longest Distance on a Unicycle for Twenty-Four Hours, to Sam Wakeling, who covered 281.85 miles in 2007. Most Asparagus Eaten in Ten Minutes, by Joey Chestnut, with 9lbs., 5.2 oz. in 2011. And hundreds more! Sure to leave you shocked, amused, and entertained, "1,001 of the Weirdest and Wackiest World Records" is a great source to learn about the most bizarre records of the world that many didn't even know existed. So whether you're interested in the crazy people who set these records or are looking for an insane record to break, this is most certainly the book that can only be believed with your own eyes.
Classification: Humour , Trivia & quiz question books
Format: Paperback (210mm x 137mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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Jason Katzman is an editor and writer. He lives in New York City.
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