Friday, February 13, 2009

Fear of Commitment

I could never commit to a … hobby, lifestyle (?) for as long as this woman:

Woman's record-length fingernails broken in crash

Feb 12, 9:14 PM (ET)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah woman listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for her long fingernails has lost them in a car crash. Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the accident Tuesday.

Redmond's nails, which hadn't been cut since 1979, were broken in the crash. According to the Guinness Web site, her nails measured a total of more than 28 feet long in 2008, with the longest nail on her right thumb at 2 feet, 11 inches.

Salt Lake County Sheriff's Lt. Don Hutson says Redmond was ejected from an SUV in the crash and taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Redmond has been featured on TV in episodes of "Guinness Book of World Records" and "Ripley's Believe It or Not."

So, note to self, if you don’t clip your nails for 30 years, God might just do it for you.

God or a mid-sized late model sedan.


LUKE said...

Purposely debilitating yourself for a bit of attention is ridiculous in the first place. It's not really an achievement to do something that everyone else can do, but chooses not do. What's next? Hey, I've gone without a job for 30 years! Hurray!

Suzette said...

I wonder how she wears her cloths with such long nails. How to get all the nails across those long sleeves in the photos? Hmm...

I tried to have long nails of probably close to 1 inch, and I could hardly keep for 2 weeks! And she has it for so long!!

Lindsey and Eric said...

She probably doesn't do a lot of blogging. I'm not sure how anyone with that long of figernails can type, eat, dress, clean themselves properly? That's my biggest thing, hygene. How on earth does she wash herself properly, or even her hands for that matter? How did she fit it in the sink. What if she was out and had to use the bathroom, how did she wipe and then wash hands?? YUCK.