Everybody knows the wonderfulness of the apple. It’s crispy, beautiful, perfect in pies and the premiere fall fruit. Beyond stating more of the obvious, here are a few
- Palmology is the science of apple growing. Wait! That’s POMOLOGY, which deals with fruits and nuts, not hands. Palmology is also known as palmistry or chiromancy . . .oh, we’re getting off subject.
- An apple has an average of 10 seeds. That’s the same number of fingers on two hands. Oh! Going back to the palms, aren’t we? Focus.
- Eating an apple helps increase mental awareness, so needed to concentrate on this essay. The fruit has bunches of boron (vitamin B) and is produced entirely by cosmic ray spallation .
- Enjoying big words? Malusdomesticaphobia is the fear of apples.
- Feeling stuck in neutral? You can enjoy two servings of Metamucil or one fiber-filled apple.
- An apple a day keeps the doctor away. An onion a day keeps everyone
- If you ate one apple a day, it would take you over 7 years to eat every variety known to man. There are over 2500.
- To actually EAT most of the apple, start from the bottom and work your way up. Biting around the core actually wastes 30% of the fruit.
- Apples can be as little as cherries or as large as grapefruits. The largest apple ever picked weighed 3 pounds, about the size of a teacup poodle.
- While we’re on percentages, 25% of an apple’s weight is air. That’s why they are perfect for bobbing.
- One word: Mac. There are many theories about why the apple logo was chosen. I like to think it symbolizes the knowledge gained through having access to the worldwide web. Without it, this silly apple essay would not have come to fruition! (Get it? Fruit – ition.)