Word World Records

50 Records Found

02:08 United States

Fastest Time To Write A Limerick

Mark Shadowmont

Mark S. wrote a limerick in 41.14 seconds. The limerick read: There once was a man from Missouri, He seemed always in such a big hurry.. He was eating his food, and couldn't find his spoon He said that his vision was blurry.

00:09 United States

Fastest Time To Type "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"


Keegan F. typed "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" on a computer in 5.48 seconds.

00:32 United States

Most Refusals To Set A World Record In 30 Seconds

iD Tech Camps University of Michigan

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

00:41 United States

Most Times Saying "I Love You Kristi" In 39 Seconds

iD Tech Camps Ohio State Universty

A camper from iD Tech Camps Ohio State Universty said “I love you Kristi” 58 times in 39 seconds.

00:7 United States

Longest "Star Wars" Quote Burped

Josh David

Josh D. burped the 22-word line, “You don't need to see his identification. These aren't the droids you're looking for. You can go about your business. Move along." from Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope.

01:12 Philippines

Most Times Saying "Galaptasaurus" In One Minute

Michael Epsenhart

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.”

03:06 United States

Fastest Talker

Steve Woodmore

Steve Woodmore read a passage from a Tom Clancy novel at a speed of 603 words per minute.

00:39 United States

Most Times Saying "Yo" In 15 Seconds

Patrick Jackman

Patrick Jackman said the word "yo" 123 times in 15 seconds.

01:30 England

Most Times Reciting "Mrs. Smith's Fish Sauce Shop" In 30 Seconds

Stuart Duggan

Stuart Duggan recited the tongue twister “Mrs. Smith’s Fish Sauce Shop” 18 times in 30 seconds. He broke the record live in the Bright FM studio during the Bailey @ Breakfast show. #RecordSetterBook01

00:39 United States

Fastest "Word Alphabet" In A Toyota Prius

Prius Records

This record was set as part of Toyota 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.

01:01 United States

Most Four-Letter Words Spoken In One Minute

Andy Hanscom

Andy's brother recited 104 four-letter words in one minute.

00:20 United States

Longest Mnemonic Device

Tai Star

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.

01:03 United States

Fastest Time To Name Every Preposition

Citizen Effect

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

01:16 United States

Most Different "Meows" in One Minute

Sara Goldberg

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][]

03:50 United States

Fastest Time To Spell "Taumata-whakatangihangako-auauotamateapo-kaiwhenuaki-tanatahu" While Balancing A Heely Shoe Upside Down On Top Of Head

Kevin Stuart

Kevin Stuart spelled the word "Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu" in 19.76 seconds while balancing a Heely shoe on top of his head.

01:22 United States

Most Regrets In One Minute

Mark Lamster

Mark Lamster mentioned 24 regrets in one minute.

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