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World Nettle Eating

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What do you think of the World Nettle Eating Championship competitors - brave or bonkers?!

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Jennifer Woods
Absolutely stark, raving bonkers.

Sophie Leadbetter
Would that be Bed Brown?? Crazy!


Louise Cooke
Absolutely bonkers, no wonder the Belgians join in....................;

Andy M
Good luck Alex in your first nettle eating championships on Saturday. Go you Geordie boys.A proud Dad!

brave and bonkers!! GO JO!! ( leading womens world champion ) !!!!!!!

i'm 12 and i went to the nettle eating competition this year 4 the 1st time and had gr8 time!!! my m8 Jo Carter won yet again this year!!! BRAVE AND BONKERS!!!

anna hope
I know someone who did it, and i think that they were really brave, cool!!!!!

nettle soups great!

I ate one when i was a kid, i wouldn,t try it. My mouth was boils and blisters. These people are clearly insane! Keep it going chaps.

Duncan Purchase
Nice to see some of our local country traditions still surviving. Well done everybody - enjoy!!

you are all clearly insane, fantastic

David Connors
They are the best in the world ps hi Ellen

Anna Maltzoff
Brave and Bonkers!

Sophie Buckman
Very brave! I was with a hen group who was with Liz Gray - reigning champ!! Great event, lots of people doing very good Exorcist impressions!!

they were all mad but it was gr8 fun - well done to everyone who took part!

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