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Dear Grapeologists.

In another thread I was asking about red grapes and their benefits in relation to red wine..

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Why are white grapes called "white" when it's clear to me when they are actually green ?



It was my son who mentioned this ..and I thought "good point young man"



So what do ewe think ?


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Red grapes are called Black Grapes, too. Obviously named when they only had black and white TV.
 

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Maybe they make 'white' wine which isn't white either (!)....
 

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Might I suggest you give your son a copy of the latest edition of Penthouse, this should take his mind off such matters as why we call green grapes white and red cherries black.
 

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Been told that he's allowed a Penthouse magazine.



Been told that the Penthouse magazine was actually a Rent-a-house magazine. :)
 

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Red grapes are called Black Grapes, too. Obviously named when they only had black and white TV.

They should have waited for colour TV to be invented !..they should have exercised patience..tch tch !!
 

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Maybe they make 'white' wine which isn't white either (!)....

yes, that is right..it's kinda mild uric isn't it ?
 

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Might I suggest you give your son a copy of the latest edition of Penthouse, this should take his mind off such matters as why we call green grapes white and red cherries black.

Actually, I think it was because he was browsing through my secret stash of Grapehouse that made him think of it !

I ususally borrow his Penthouse mags !
 

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Been told that he's allowed a Penthouse magazine.



Been told that the Penthouse magazine was actually a Rent-a-house magazine. :)





LOL..both have well stacked models in them !!

 

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