Minnesota woman dubbed world's fastest backward speller

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Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A Minnesota woman's unusual talent made her a Guinness World Record holder when she spelled 56 words backward in 1 minute.

Pal Onnen of Hastings said she wanted to attempt the record to put her town on the map,


Guinness shared video of Onnen quickly spelling 56 backward words from a randomized list in the 1-minute time limit.

The video also featured Onnen showing off another of her talents: pronouncing words backward.

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