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IN OMG! ON 20 Aug, 2015
The tongue is the only muscle of the body that moves without a bone. But seldom it does anything more than tasting and talking.
Here we are with eight people with tongues so unique, that they will leave your mouths open and tongues dangling!
Erik Sprague's transformation into the Lizardman is an artificial one, that he did as a part of experimenting with body-based art. And as a part of this experiment, he even split his tongue into two!
Try it or not, swallowing your tongue is nothing easy. And yet, Nicole Shaffer from Cocoa, does it like swallowing a crumb of bread!
Ever tried licking your elbow? Well, then you know why Nick Afansiev's tongue features on this list!
It's a shame that the man in the photo is unknown, for he is doing what probably no one dares to do - put a hook through the tongue!
This is 21-year-old student Philip Romano from Armonk, New York, and that's his super-sized tongue. He sent his photo into Ripley's to show off his lengthy tongue that measures 3.9 inches.
So what all shapes can you get your tongue to form? Well, Mohammad Rafi here, from Kerala, India, can get his to do anything from twisting it 180 degrees to create various shapes including a flower, a shell and a boat!
Comedian Nick Stoeberl of Monteret, California holds the record for the longest tongue, with his measuring a staggering 3.988 inches! That's long enough to hold five ring doughnuts!
The human sewing project Professor Leo Kongee sewed buttons to any and every part of his body in the 1930s. Here you can see him sewing a button to you guessed it, his tongue! He also puts skewers through his chest, cheeks and ears. Now that even sounds painfully creepy!