The world's fattest cigar has just been unveiled in Honduras. The Austrian Times reports:
This 1,000lbs monster cigar is about to send a world record up in smoke.
Twenty tobacco experts took nearly three weeks to construct the cigar in Danli, Honduras, after being commissioned by a client in America.
At more than a yard thick, and nearly 20ft long it is understood to be made up of more than 11,000 tobacco leaves.
Proud cigar factory owner Libardo Rivera explained: "We think we have set a new world record for the thickest cigar.
"It will go on show in the USA and then we are looking for a museum where it can be kept and preserved in perfect conditions."
That's half a ton of cigar! What was it Rudyard Kipling said? "A woman is only a woman, but a good Cigar is a Smoke." I wonder what he'd have said about this behemoth? It might have made him look upon women more favorably . . .