World’s Widest Tongue Record

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Father and daughter, Byron and Emily Schlenker, both hold world records…and unusual ones too!

Byron and Emily hold records for the world’s widest tongues! Byron holds the male record, Emily holds the female record.

Byron’s tongue measures 8.6cm across – 2cm wider than an iPhone 6! 14 year old Emily has a tongue measuring a width of 7.3cm.

Byron discovered that his tongue was the widest in the world whilst helping Emily with a school project at the library when he picked up the Guinness Book of World Records. He later measured his tongue and found that it was nearly a centimetre wider than the named record holder.

Since being named as the official record holders, Byron and Emily have become celebrities of their town. Check out these tongues!!!

Article written by D Mulhern


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