You might remember him from the old FedEx commercials or maybe even commercials for Micro Machines. He also was a cast member on the show “Saved by the Bell.” All those parts had one thing in common, he would talk really fast.
John Moschitta Jr is known for just that — He talks really really fast. He’s the fastest talker in the world and was featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for setting a speed talking record.
Moschitta was known as “Motormouth” for a lot of his life and for good reason. His record is 586 words per minute.
This short video documentary is less than four minutes long but it’s got a little bit about the man who can say a lot fast.
The Youtube channel Great Big Story is taking some time to tell little stories as part of a series on the “Human Condition” where they explore some of the most peculiar or distinctive people around the globe.
Fun fact: Tachylalia is the term for extremely rapid speaking according to Wikipedia.
Can’t say we’ve ever heard somebody speak so quickly and clearly at the same time. He talks really fast but you can follow most of what he’s saying. Impressive!
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