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Old 10-31-2019, 09:34 AM   #21
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Isn't Yoda a bear, or am I getting my cartoons mixed up?
We are talking about this Yoda.

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We are talking about this Yoda.

So I should take that as a "Yes"?
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It depends on what your definition of a bear is.
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It depends on what your definition of a bear is.
And/or a cartoon.
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There's a difference between a cartoon and a movie with CGI, I think.

Besides the technical difference, the former is mainly for kids and of low budgets. The latter's audience often includes adults, and costs hundreds of million to make.
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There's a difference between a cartoon and a movie with CGI, I think.

The former is mainly for kids. The latter's audience often includes adults.


I say Tom-A-toe, you say Pot-eh-toe?
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I say Tom-A-toe, you say Pot-eh-toe?
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I say Tom-A-toe, you say Pot-eh-toe?
OK, now that you have brought this up, let me ask you this.

Do you consider the tomato a fruit or a vegetable?
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Do you consider the tomato a fruit or a vegetable?
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It can be either, depending on your definition. Here's the rest of the story.

In 1883, a tariff was imposed on imported vegetables, but not on imported fruits. John Nix, a tomato importer at the time, sued Edward L. Hedden, Collector of the Port of New York, on the ground that tomato was a fruit and should not have been taxed.

The case of Nix v. Hedden went all the way to the US Supreme Court in 1893. The court heard all the arguments presented by experts, and read from dictionaries for the definition of vegetable and fruit.

In the end, a unanimous decree was reached by the court. I paraphrase as follows:

"Botanically the tomato is a fruit, but it is served and eaten as a vegetable and not as a fruit. What is eaten as a vegetable has to be taxed as a vegetable."

And so, the tomato can be either a fruit or a vegetable, depending on whether your definition is a botanical or a fiscal one.
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Which reminds me of the time a few decades ago when the government decreed (for the purpose of school lunches) that ketchup was a vegetable.

IOW, it's all in how you look at it.
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There are several... As an example I consider pb4uski feedback very fact-based, informative and quite useful.
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So.... this is how a thread gets hijacked!

It does make me happy that a post, answered in the first response, triggered so much creativity and fun!
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Well, you can go to another forum or Web site, where the OP asked "Can I do A?", and the next post said "No". Then the thread is done. No more need be said. They have many many short threads like that.

Some people like it that way.
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So.... this is how a thread gets hijacked!

It does make me happy that a post, answered in the first response, triggered so much creativity and fun!
Well, your question was answered correctly. . Besides, some of the other posts may not have been technically on topic, but they still were helpful.
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It does make me happy that a post, answered in the first response, triggered so much creativity and fun!
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I guess I'm a little introverted, and like it.
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