Meet Girl Who Can Lick Her Nose, Eye and Even Elbow

Meet Girl Who Can Lick Her Nose, Eye and Even Elbow

Meet a 18-year-old girl who claims to have the longest tongue in the world, Twin Lake, Michigan, USA.

Adrianne Lewis, from , says her tongue is an unbelievable 10 cm long, giving her the unique ability to not only lick her nose, chin and elbow but also - shockingly - her eye. Her reptile-like appendage has gained global recognition after a photo of it went viral online.

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Adrianne said: "I feel as though I may have inherited it but I think with time and me sticking out my tongue a lot as a kid could have stretched it. My mum, grandmother and my great grandfather all had very long tongues. In elementary school I was made fun of a lot - I would just flick my tongue in bullies' faces and freak them out."

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Adrianne created her own YouTube channel two years ago to showcase all of her tricks. She said: "People started viewing after I made my first video, and I already had 250 views the first day. Someone also posted my picture on I-Funny and I had a friend from Colorado text me and tell me he saw me on the site. The next week I had a friend from Africa send me a message also, so it's not just in my town, it's people all over the world who have seen me."

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She is currently in talks with Guinness World Records and waiting to see find out if she has defeated the current record holder Nick Stoeberl, whose tongue reaches just 9,9cm. Recently published an article about the family duo, a father and a daughter, who hold the Guinness World Records for the world’s widest male and female tongues.


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