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Friday, 17 June 2005

Britons braced to grasp nettle - and eat it

London - A handful of hardy souls will descend on a quiet English village this weekend to stuff their mouths full of stinging nettles in a bizarre competition which started as an argument in a pub.

Combatants will gather at The Bottle Inn in Marshwood, south-west England, on Saturday night to take part in the 9th annual World Nettle Eating Championship.

Source: IOL,
June 17 2005

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