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#93422 - 02/03/03 04:12 AM Re: Simple Quiz
Capfka Offline
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Registered: 06/28/02
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Welcome back, matey. I couldn't even be bothered doing the correction. Yes, Chinese gooseberries come from China, but what we currently call Kiwifruit have the same relationship to Chinese gooseberries as Microsoft has to reliable software ...

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#93423 - 02/06/03 05:33 PM Re: Simple Quiz
sjm Offline
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Registered: 07/19/02
Posts: 742
Loc: Akina
>Yes, Chinese gooseberries come from China, but what we currently call Kiwifruit have the same relationship to Chinese gooseberries as Microsoft has to reliable software ...


Which was kinda my point. The quiz asked where Chinese gooseberries come from. I doubt many people who have eaten kiwifruit have ever even seen a Chinese gooseberry, let alone eaten one.


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