July 27, 2008

Hey Kids!

Watermelons are 91% water.

The biggest watermelon every grown was said to be 268.8 pounds. It was grown by Lloyd Bright of Arkansas.

The world record for watermelon seed spitting is said to be 68 feet, 11 inches! It is held by Jack Dietz of Chicago, Illinois.

© Steve Charney & David Goldbeck, The ABC’s of Fruits & Vegetables and Beyond (Ceres Press)

1 comment:

  1. that's pounds, not feet.


    watermelons don't have feet...