Some are born great, some have greatness thrust upon them and others achieve it… by quickly scoffing beans. Comedian Rob Thomas discovered this last week by beating the Guinness World Record for eating the most baked beans with a toothpick in three minutes. Bermondsey MP Simon Hughes watched the comic get saucy, chomping 152 pulses at a fundraiser for Haddon Hall Baptist Church on Tower Bridge Road. One question, though: if someone beats his record, does that make him a has-bean?
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