/ 11 October 2023

Squiz Sayings – 11 October 2023

Image source: Markus Spiske

“This pumpkin is called Michael Jordan because it’s the year [20]23… and he’s the greatest basketball player of all time.”

Said Minnesota horticultural teacher Travis Gienger of his 1,247kg world-record smashing pumpkin. He reckons the gourd started out “basketball round”, and its size now equals about 2,110 basketballs. That’s nearly 13 Michael Jordans, in case you were wondering…

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