It seems that for every possible category, there is someone trying to make the biggest or most of something, and Texas is home to a lot of record breakers.

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We can now add the world's longest sandwich assembly line to that list.

Longest Line of Sandwiches Record

Tango Charities has already set two world records in the sandwich arena. Most recently, in 2016 a record was set for the Most People Making Sandwiches in One Hour (a total of 2,567 individuals); and Most Sandwiches Made in One Hour (57,662) in 2019.

On September 17th, 2022, Tango Charities broke the Guinness World Record for longest line of sandwiches at the Texas Live venue in Arlington, Texas. Volunteers made 10,852 sandwiches, then assembled them into a line. Country band Parmalee gave a free concert after the record was set.

Food Insecurity in Texas

Tango Charities states 11% of households in North Texas face food insecurity. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) defines food insecurity as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life, according to hungerandhealth.feedingamerica.org

Food World Records

Some Guinness World Records seem easier to break than others. Using only his toes, Rob Williams of Austin managed to put bologna, cheese, lettuce, and bread together, then added olives on cocktail sticks as a garnish. Williams became the fastest person to make a sandwich with his feet, setting a new world record in 2000.

In July 2022, Food and Wine magazine reported three pitmasters from Panther City BBQ in Fort Worth worked the grill for 40 hours, 49 minutes, and 17 seconds, setting a new Guinness World Record for longest barbecue marathon at one of America's BBQ capitals in Texas.

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6 Bizarre Town Names in Texas and the Stories Behind Them

There's no shortage of bizarre town names in Texas. Ding Dong, Kermit, Oatmeal, Reklaw, Pflugerville, and Zephyr: that's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the oddest town monikers.

Have you ever wondered how on earth these names got on a city sign? Keep scrolling to see the history behind some of the weirdest town names in Texas.

Hook ‘Em! 7 Celebrity Graduates From University of Texas at Austin

When you think of the University of Texas at Austin, what comes to your mind first? Is it celebrities? Of course, some celebrities are more vocal than others about their alma mater. Matthew McConaughey lets everyone know where he came from, so no surprises there. The actor is also a Professor of Practice at the university's Moody College of Communication, and graduated in 1993 with a Radio/TV/Film degree from UTA.

Aside from McConaughey, you might be surprised at some of the famous people who picked up a degree in the Lone Star State's capital city.

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