Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Fact of the Day: Greek Pumpkin

The English word pumpkin comes from the Greek word Pepon which means "large melon". 

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  1. Is pumpkin from the melon family? They don't taste anything alike! :D

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  2. Yup, that's right. That's what it means in Greek.

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  3. Intersting! I didn´t know this.Nice picture. Kisses:)

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  4. I read your posts to my husband Adam, he enjoys anything like this, as do I. New to both of us this is, thank you.

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  5. And coincidentally, Laura PEPON was in ORANGE is the New Black. Spooky!

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  6. Those Greeks had a name for everything.

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  7. Cool fact, thanks for sharing, Adam.

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