59 Records Found

Longest Mnemonic Device

00:20 United States

Tai Star wove an eloquent web of 26 words with insatiable drive to create the longest mnemonic device. The mnemonic is to remember the alphabet backwards.

Most Times Saying "Galaptasaurus" In One Minute

01:12 Philippines

Michael Epsenhart said the world ‘galaptasaurus’ 92 times in one minute, a new world record. ‘Galaptasaurus’ was originally defined by category creator Yan Grinshteyn as “a tyrannosaurus that spends way too much time vacationing in the Galapagos.”

Most Words Rapped With British Accent In 30 Seconds

01:06 United States

Ibrahim Earth Angel demonstrates tremendous emcee skills by rapping 206 words with a British accent in 30 seconds, a new universal record. Earth Angel kicked the flow on August 29, 2008 at the Burning Man festival in Black Rock City, Nevada. Playa Book of Records Executive Committee members Dan Rollman and Steve Payonzeck were on hand to document the record and count the words. Transcript: I’m a ground breaker listen to my baseline shake ya I’m a pace maker so you can take a couple of beats you can take a minim rest to catch your breath and all that’s left is to proceed with the earthquake this is a mic check as the DJ cues up dubs on each deck my mind drifts back in retrospect to my rehearsal and the ninety-nine mics I wrecked I make studios look like war zones when they’re strewn with the shattered shells of microphones I crack metal with my dulcet tones and my poetry confounds all attempts by MC clones these MC clones will try cloning but when I step up on the mic I’m owning my defense is full press I’m not zoning I’m sharp like a samurai sake like a ronin I’m undertoning I used to get teenage kicks but now I’m older and I’m still sounding sick and I’m surrounded by MCs who got their arses kicked and I can guarantee that none of them are half as quick I be still spitting I’m bringing the beat until your head starts splitting the marks I’m hitting the bass I’m pounding so make some noise and tell me how I’m sounding. #BM2008

Most Four-Letter Words Spoken In One Minute

01:21 United States

Frankie Norstad refrained from too much obscenity when she recited 46 four-letter words in one minute, an all-new world record. She ably employed homonyms (like “bear” and “bare”) and used only one word that could not be counted (“poot,” which could not be found in any dictionary). Norstad set the record on February 17, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event at the Hemlock Tavern in San Francisco, California. Dan Rollman and Debbie Hampton were present as witnesses. THIS VIDEO CONTAINS ADULT LANGUAGE. [#WRAS04][]

Most People Insulted In One Minute

01:35 United States

Ian Kalman displayed contempt for his fellow man when he insulted 15 people in one minute, a new world record. He fired insults at a line of volunteers, choosing to pass on only one. Kalman set the record on February 17, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event at the Hemlock Tavern in San Francisco, California. Dan Rollman and Debbie Hampton were present as witnesses. [#WRAS04][]

Longest Word Or Phrase Spelled With Hands And Fingers

Canada

Andrew James Black sets world record for the longest word or phrase spelled using only fingers and hands. Black spelled quot;boy toy,quot; a six-letter phrase. His feat beat the previous record of quot;bloodquot; by one letter. Black set the record on March 25, 2009 at his home in Hamilton, Ontario.

Most Points Earned From A Single Scrabble Tile

01:50 United States

Alex Cunningham scored 132 points after placing one tile during a game of Scrabble.

Most Interrogatives In A Book

United States

William Walsh’s Questionstruck contains a world record 3,883 interrogatives.

Most Different "Meows" in One Minute

01:16 United States

Sara Goldberg verbalized an astounding 20 variations on “meow” in one minute, a new world record. She performed the feat on March 25, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event held at Pianos in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to document the record. Impressions included are: “cat on a train,” “cat with sleep apnea,” “cat drowning,” “catatonic,” “cattle call,” “cat watching birds,” “cat starting an engine,” “cat wanting attention,” “cat high on cat nip,” “Siamese cats,” “cat hard of hearing,” “cat stuck in a closet,” “catstration,” “cat on fire,” “cat where there the cat-sitter forgot to come,” “cat allergic to its owner,” “cat looking at his 401(k) in 2005,” “cat looking at his 401(k) in 2009,” “cat watching TV,” “cat choking on hairball,” and “cat on a hot tin roof.” [#WRAS05][]

Most Six-Word Quotes Read In One Minute

01:34 United States

Larry Smith read 20 six-word quotes in one minute, a new world record. Quotes read included Hunter S. Thompson’s “Buy the ticket, take the ride” and Homer Simpson’s “You don’t win friends with salad.” Smith set the record on May 20, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to document the feat. [#WRAS06][]

Most Network News Sign-Offs In 30 Seconds

00:44 United States

CNN reporter Alina Cho performed a network news signature sign-off 38 times in 30 seconds. Cho set the feat during a live CNN morning news program in New York City. RecordSetter Council president Dan Rollman and co-founder Corey Henderson presided over the attempt.

Most Words Spelled From 'SAUCONY ORIGINALS' In One Minute

01:13 United States

Laura All spelled 43 words using the letters in ‘SAUCONY ORIGINALS’ in one minute, a world record. One-letter words weren’t accepted, but two-letter words were OK. She wasn’t allowed to read words from a computer-generated list. All achieved the feat on July 19, 2009 at the Pitchfork Music Festival[] in Chicago, Illinois. Representatives from RecordSetter.com were present to document the record. #PF01

Most Refusals To Set A World Record In 30 Seconds

00:32 United States

A student camper from iD Tech Camps at University of Michiganrefused to set a world record 35 times in 30 seconds. [#iDTech][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

Fastest Time To Name Every Preposition

01:03 United States

Laura Goldstein from Citizen Effect named all 38 prepositionsin 8.10 seconds.

Most Times Reciting Alphabet Backwards In One Minute

01:20 United States

Matt D. recited the English alphabet backwards 24 times in one minute.

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