A group of soldiers have set a new record for the most people dipping egg "soldiers" simultaneously. In preparation, 300 eggs were soft-boiled for exactly two minutes and 15 seconds while 50 loaves of bread, cut into 300 slices, were toasted by a catering team.
The record was set at Imjin Barrack in Gloucestershire, when 178 soldiers
from HQ Allied Rapid Reaction Corps dunked their toast counterparts into
The new dipping landmark was achieved more than a week ago but has now been
ratified by Guinness World Records.
Then, with the troops lined up at tables in the camp's gymnasium, the order
was given by a commanding officer to "dip, eat, dip". The event was held in aid of Winston's Wish charity for bereaved children.
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