Alicia Weber performed 802 consecutive perfect push-ups in one hour. After
finishing the push-ups, Weber performed a plank exercise while reciting
a published poem.
Viktor O. wrote a limerick in 47.48 seconds.
The limerick read:
There once was a man named Joe,
Who loved to play in the snow,
One day it was cold,
He didn't do as he was told
And he lost three of his toes.
This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event
streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials
adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records
ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself.
The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st,
2011. See all the records set at the event here.
Amir Kalhor wrote a poem containing 65 rhymes about library materials at Bagherol Oloom Public Library.
Sarah Olson recited the poem "Troll Sat Alone on His Seat of Stone"
by J.R.R. Tolkein from her memory while holding her cat. The poem
contains a total of 412 words.
Ricky McGentleman and 117 authors contributed to the anthology, Live Life: The Daydreamer's Journal.
Sathar Adhoor wrote a poetry book measuring one centimeter in length and width. The book weighs 300 mg and contains poems translated in 66 different languages.
Members of the Barnes amp; Noble College Facebook community
celebrated National Poetry Month by posting the largest group poem
on their Facebookwall with 50 unique contributors.
Sam Klarich, Abby, Brittani, and Emily each read the first four
limericks of John Ciardi’s The Hopeful Trout And Other
Limericks in a combined two minutes, 18.92 seconds.
The four limericks they read were The Elephant Boy, Goodbye Please, The
Thingamajig and Keeping Busy Is Better Than Nothing.
James Hulser recited the At A Minute Or Two ’Til Two tongue twister
in 7.57 seconds.
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