Monday, March 3, 2014

Fact of the Day: Tomato Confusion

While botanically a fruit, tomatoes were ruled as vegetables in a Supreme Court case concerning tariffs in 1893. 

25 comments:

  1. No matter what they're called, tomatoes are great!

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  2. They laid down the veggie law

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  3. I always say this to my pupils. It is a little bit confussing. Interesting fact. Kisses:)

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  4. Glad that we had court cases concerning this. Without it, I wouldn't even begin to know what to do with my life.

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  5. I find it hilarious that The Supreme Court decided this :)

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  6. Always love reading your blog!

    Keep in touch on BLOGLOVIN

    Love,
    FASHIONHYPNOTISED

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  7. interesting...tomatoes caught in politics!

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  8. Well I like tomatoes much they are part of my diet.
    xx

    www.sakuranko.com

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  9. Fruit or Veggie, either way, they are one of my favorite foods!

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  10. Interesting! One of my favorite foods also and even though I have been told it is actually a fruit, I still think of it as a vegetable.

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  11. Ha did not realize it was a fruit.
    www.thoughtsofpaps.com

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  12. I knew it was a fruit, but I sure didn't know that the Supreme Court had to rule on that decision and proclaim it was a veggie.

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  13. I love tomatoes :)

    www.writingmonique.com

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  14. Haha, this was a fun detail! Thanks Adam for stopping by my blog :)

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  15. Similarly, I heard on "The Big Bang Theory" that a strawberry wasn't a fruit.
    I could look it up, but I'd rather seek the truth on Blogger.
    What? Doesn't everyone?

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  16. How cool is this !
    I love coming over here...I learn something from you nearly every time.
    xo

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