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Sunday, 14 June 2009

World Stinging Nettle Eating Championship attracts record crowd

In a sunny garden in deepest Dorset yesterday 65 people – their faces rigid with pain and disgust – gathered in a quest to be crowned the King of the Stingers.

There is no easy route to winning the World Stinging Nettle Eating Championship, held each year in the village of Marshwood near Bridport. It takes skill, it takes endurance ... it takes great blistering chunks out of what used to be your taste buds.

READ MORE - Source: Telegraph 14th Jun 2009

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