TIL I learned of Nicholas Wood, a farmer in the 17th century who gained notoriety for his prodigious appetite. He became known as the “Great Eater of Kent” after English poet John Taylor discovered him eating “60 eggs, a good portion of a lamb, and a handful of pies”.

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