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↑ Read again. :wink:
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Those colors do not run, Gram.

They SOAR!!

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Civil War reenactment?

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WaPo wrote:The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cows

Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey commissioned by the Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy.

If you do the math, that works out to 16.4 million misinformed, milk-drinking people. The equivalent of the population of Pennsylvania (and then some!) does not know that chocolate milk is milk, cocoa and sugar.

But while the survey has attracted snorts and jeers from some corners — “um, guys, [milk] comes from cows — and not just the brown kind,” snarked Food & Wine — the most surprising thing about this figure may actually be that it isn’t higher.

For decades, observers in agriculture, nutrition and education have griped that many Americans are basically agriculturally illiterate. They don’t know where food is grown, how it gets to stores — or even, in the case of chocolate milk, what’s in it.

One Department of Agriculture study, commissioned in the early ’90s, found that nearly 1 in 5 adults did not know that hamburgers are made from beef. Many more lacked familiarity with basic farming facts, like how big U.S. farms typically are and what food animals eat.
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Meanwhile, farm groups argue the lack of basic food knowledge can lead to poor policy decisions.

A 2012 white paper from the National Institute for Animal Agriculture blamed consumers for what it considers bad farm regulations: “One factor driving today’s regulatory environment ... is pressure applied by consumers, the authors wrote. “Unfortunately, a majority of today’s consumers are at least three generations removed from agriculture, are not literate about where food comes from and how it is produced.”
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I would ask those same authors if they've ever plucked their own chicken. But they might take it the wrong way. Seriously, that 7% number represents folks like me that are smart-asses.
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Why the Imperial System is superior:

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Again, all metric countries that landed on the Moon raise your hands. . . .

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What is wrong about exporting Freedom, corps?

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corplinx wrote:Lol, I'll be in Birmingham UK for July 4th this year. It feels so wrong.
Paying homage to Benedict Arnold?
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Come for the space race, stay for the cheese.

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Snakes, flags and penises.

Umerca!!!


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Not brown.

Yellow.






What?

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Heh. Japanese fruits and vegetables do tend to be smaller (although not always: they grow some of the biggest apples I've ever seen here, which also happen to be the best tasting). But often they have more taste. If you concentrate only on the yield in terms of pounds per acre or whatever, sometimes taste is sacrificed. The eggplants here, for example, are smaller, but taste very good. Cucumbers, I don't know. They don't seem to have much taste wherever you go, so may as well go for price.
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Anaxagoras wrote:Heh. Japanese fruits and vegetables do tend to be smaller
They are working on the problem:

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@ Anax

Yeah, here too you can buy big (~ like my forearm) or small (~ size of my hand) cucumbers. The big ones are nearly tasteless with a bitter skin. But the small ones are delicious and crunchy, and I eat them whole. (As I do with small zucchini, raw.)

As an aside, I'm astonished how many people seem to have trouble digesting cucumbers…
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The Washington Times wrote:Court: Cherokee Freedmen have right to tribal citizenship

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Descendants of black slaves, known as freedmen, who once were owned by members of the Cherokee Nation have a right to tribal citizenship under a ruling handed down by a federal court in Washington, D.C.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan ruled Wednesday in a long-standing dispute between the CherokeeFreedmen and the second-largest tribe in the United States which claims more than 317,000 citizens.

“The Cherokee Nation can continue to define itself as it sees fit,” Hogan wrote in the ruling, “but must do so equally and evenhandedly with respect to native Cherokees and the descendants of Cherokee Freedmen.”

Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree said in a statement the tribe does not plan to appeal the ruling.
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That's great
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And proto-cosplay! :mrgreen:

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