June 2012
Dolly;Jun2012, Issue 498, p79
This section offers news briefs about humorous or weird events, including the lockdown of two Georgia schools due to a text message error, the offering of a course on preparing for a zombie apocalypse by a group in Portland, Oregon and Jyoti Amge of India officially becoming the shortest woman in the world.


Related Articles

  • World's Shortest Woman Wants Bollywood Fame. Swarup, Manish // India -- West;12/23/2011, Vol. 37 Issue 5, pA34 

    The article reports that Indian woman Jyoti Amge in Nagpur, India, who was recognized as the world's shortest woman by Guinness World Records, has turned 18 and hopes to earn a degree and be famous in Bollywood.

  • Real 'Sole' Mates: Guinness Launches Feet Challenge.  // India -- West;7/19/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 35, pB13 

    The article informs that world's shortest woman Jyoti Amge and world's second tallest man, Brahim Takioullah have launched a challenge titled "Amazing Feet" which requires 50,000 pairs of feet to be photographed to set a new Guinness World Records title.

  • India's Shortest Woman Visits NYC Tallest Building.  // India -- West;9/27/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 45, pB16 

    The article announces that Jyoti Amge, resident of Nagpur, India, who has been named in the Guinness Book of Records in the category of world's shortest woman, has visited the world's tallest buildings in New York City on March 14, 2013.

  • Guinness World Records. MARCOT, MOLLY // National Geographic Kids;Nov2012, Issue 425, p10 

    The article features various Guinness World Records holders including Jyoti Amge of India, the shortest living woman at just over two feet tall, the largest violin at 14 feet tall and the most number of dogs skipping on the same rope.

  • World's Shortest Woman Sets Another Record.  // India -- West;9/7/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 42, pA40 

    No abstract available.

  • World's Smallest Woman Joins Cast of 'American Horror Story'.  // News India Times;9/12/2014, Vol. 45 Issue 37, p23 

    The article reports on the joining of Jyoti Amge, the world's smallest woman listed in the Guiness and Limca Book of Records, on the cast of horror television series "American Story: Freak Show."

  • World's Shortest Woman Enters 'Bigg Boss' House.  // India -- West;11/30/2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, pC4 

    The article informs that the shortest woman in the world Jyoti Amge is set to enter the Indian reality show "Bigg Boss 6," after the ouster of model-turned-fashion consultant Imam Siddique.

  • Jyoti Amge Now the World'S Shortest Heroine. VIJAYAKAR, R. M. // India -- West;2/22/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 14, pC10 

    The article reports on the world's shortest woman Jyoti Amge who will play the lead role in the film "Pyar Mein Locha," by Arhan Akhtar.

  • 'I'M THE TINIEST TEEN IN THE WORLD.'.  // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);4/21/2008, Vol. 60 Issue 16, p48 

    This article features Jyoti Amge of Nagpur, India, who is considered to be the littlest teenage girl in the world. Standing just 58 centimeters (cm) at 15 years old, Amge is smaller than the average one-year-old child. She has her own mini grey uniform and school bag and even a tiny desk. Amge...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics