Religion: Record

A congregation in Penn Yan, N. Y., undertook to read aloud the entire Bible in one day, by a relay team of 200 fast-speakers. The head man commenced: "In the beginning God created," etc., at 3 a. m. The tail man finished "... be with you all. Amen," at 8 p. m.

The Bible contains 774,692 words. Between 3 a. m. and 8 p. m. are 1,020 minutes. Therefore, the readers averaged 759 words a minute. A fluent public speaker does well to get out 150 words a minute.

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