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Neville Sharp of Humpty Doo, Australia did just that. At least we think.
No, its not because he lives in a town called Humpty Doo, which really is a great accomplishment.
Sharp's claim to fame is that he just might have released the loudest belch on record by a human.
According to the blog Nothing To Do With Arbroath, Sharp belched into a decibel reader at Charles Darwin University's sound room and it registered at 110.6 decibels.
If verified by the Guinness Book of World Records, Sharp's belch would beat the record of 109.9 decibels.
Purdue University says 110 decibels is as loud as hearing a car horn from about 3.2 feet away and is the about at the average human pain threshhold.
Sharp accomplished the belch by drinking a combination of water and Coca-Cola first.
Sharp (what an appropriate last name!) said setting the record for the loudest belch has always been a personal goal of his. He first learned to belch as a child when his sister taught him to gulp air, Nothing To Do With Arbroath reported.
Sharp will need to formally apply to the Guinness Book Of World Records to claim the title. In what is a total scandal, Sharp is unlikely to make money from his feat because apparently and incredibly, there's not an intense world wide audience for loud belches.
If you want proof of Sharp's feat, here's a video of the moment: