There’s a world record for pretty much anything you can think of. Any time you think nothing can surprise you anymore, just open any Guinness World Record book — you’re bound to find something that will blow your mind.
For example, did you know that there’s a record for the widest tongue in the world? It’s currently held by a man named Byron Schlenker, and his tongue measures 3.37 inches wide. To put that in perspective, it’s just a little wider than in iPhone 6!
If that didn’t surprise you, the next tidbit will: His own daughter, Emily, is not far behind at 2.89 inches — the widest for a woman, according to The Huffington Post.
In their case, it’s safe to say that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!
The father and daughter duo have a legion of fans captivated by their tongues.
The story goes that, one day, Dad was reportedly helping his 14-year-old daughter with a school project when they became curious about measuring their tongues. Shortly after discovering his was actually a contender for the record, Byron contacted the press with his discovery!
How does yours measure up? Let us know in the comments!
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