25,000 Big Macs

Some guy in the US who looks like he has a body like a half sucked throatie ate his 25,000th Big Mac yesterday. The media are in a frenzy.

I can’t see why. It took him 39 years.

A retired Wisconsin prison guard ate his 25,000th Big Mac yesterday, 39 years to the day after eating his first … nine.

Don Gorske was “honoured” after reaching the meaty milestone during a ceremony at a McDonald’s in his hometown of Fond du Lac. Surely McDonald’s most loyal customer, Guinness World Records recognised Gorske’s feat three years and 2000 Big Macs ago, and the 57-year-old says he has no desire to stop.

“I plan on eating Big Macs until I die,” he said.

Parekura Horomia would have scoffed that many in the space of one Hikoi up Queen Street.