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This from Reuters:

"Iran failed Friday to register what it said would be the world's largest sandwich in the Guinness book of World Records after people rushed forward and began eating it -- before it was measured.

Event organisers had planned to stuff the 1,500-metre-long sandwich with 700 kg of ostrich meat and 700 kg of chicken, and display it in a park in the capital Tehran.

But as the sandwich was being measured, chaos ensued. The giant snack was gone in minutes, a Reuters witness said, leaving the three Guinness representatives present with a dilemma."

Even with spiraling food prices, how can a 1,500 meter long sandwich be gone in minutes? (The BBC has a video of the jumbo sub, before it was eaten.)

-- Luke Allnutt

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