Language World Records

21 Records Found

United States

Most Interrogatives In A Book

William Walsh

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

00:38 United States

Most Unique Adjectives Affixed To A Person

Opus Moreschi

Using a crowdful of volunteers to help him, Opus Moreschi had Post-It notes with a total of 356 unique adjectives written on them attached to his body. The most popular adjective attached was “douchey”, though duplicates weren’t counted. Moreschi set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. Full list of adjectives here. Adjectivevisualizationcloud here. [#WRAS11][] tag:RecordSetterBook01


Most Languages Used In Line Script Art

Dr. Venkata Chary Chintapatla. Ph.D

Venkata Chary Chintapatla has created works of line script art in eight different languages. The style of art, which Chintapatla claims to have invented himself, appears upon first glance to be nothing more than a picture made of random vertical lines. When the artworks are viewed from 45 degrees, however, specific words and letters from various languages become visible. Read more aboutChintapatla’s projecthere. List of translated languages: English Hindi Tamil Kannada Punjabi Telugu Malayalam Urdu

00:48 United States

Most Non-English Curse Words Recited In 30 Seconds [ADULT]

Margaret B.

Margaret B. recited 24 non-English curse words in 30 seconds.

00:5 United States

Most People To Say "Beat Cancer" In Chinese

Robert Brunson

Seven people in Robert Brunson’sESL class said “Beat cancer” in Chinese at once.

00:15 United States

Largest Group To Say "Break Cancer" In Spanish

Katie Hennis

23 people gathered on November 15, 2010 to discuss adolescent and young adult cancer patients and families in and around Portland, Oregon. At the end of the meeting everyone said“Rompe el cancer” at once. The gathering was hosted by the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Adolescent[] and Young Adult Oncology Program and the External Advisory Committee. The 23rd person to participate in this world record was the cameraman.

00:12 United States

Fastest Tandem Rendition Of "Happy Birthday" In Two Languages

iD Tech Camps Ohio State Universty

Two student campers from iD Tech Camps Ohio State University sang "Happy Birthday" in two different languages in 5.92 seconds. They sang in Spanish and Hebrew. [#iDTech][]

00:13 United States

Fastest Rendition Of "Happy Birthday" In Two Languages

Oliver Obrui

Oliver O. sang "Happy Birthday" in two different languages in 4.71 seconds.

00:24 United States

Largest Group of Social Workers, Interpreters And Nurses Stand Up Against Cancer In The Most Languages

Avalon Espinoza

A group of 42 people composed of social workers, interpreters, and nurses, stand up against cancer in the most languages.

00:03 England

Fastest Time To Spell "Antidisestablishmentarianism"

Maya Glatz

Maya G. spelled the word antidisestablishmentarianism in 3.00 seconds.

00:29 Spain

Fastest Time To Recite The Spanish Alphabet

Juan Martínez

Juan Martinez recited the Spanish alphabet in 3.97 seconds.

00:27 Spain

Fastest Time To Recite Spanish Prepositions

Juan Martínez

Juan Martiacute;nez’s friend recited the Spanish prepositions in 4.37 seconds.

01:00 United States

Most Languages Used To Introduce Oneself

Manuel Morente

Manuel Morente introduced himself in 10 different languages, stating both his name and where he’s from.


Fastest Time To Count To 10 In Three Languages

Maxime Blanchard

Maxime B. counted to 10 in three different languages in 3.46 seconds.

00:37 United States

Fastest Time To Name The Days Of The Week And Count To Ten In Spanish


Kiiofutterwacken named the days of the week and counted to ten in Spanish in 3.97 seconds.


Most Translations Of The Word "Mother" In A Single Tweet

Dr. Krishna N. Sharma

Dr. Krishna N. Sharma translated the word "Mother" into 40 different languages and displayed them in a single tweet.

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