Awesome Fruit Facts

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1. Fruitcake can last up to 25 years in an airtight container.
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2. Male fruit flies given alcohol develop homosexual tendencies.
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3. Although tomatoes are botanically a fruit, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1893 that it is legally a vegetable.
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4. Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits.
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5. You are likely to eat at least one baby wasp when you a eat a fig fruit.
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6. Fruit flies take their time over difficult decisions.
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7. If kids are allowed to play before they eat, they throw away 40% less food and eat more fruits and veggies.
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8. Male Dayak fruit bats lactate.
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9. Removing a fruit fly’s front legs makes it bisexual.
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10. Vegetables are four times healthier than fruit.
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11. Fruit-flavored snacks are often made with the same wax used on cars.
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12. Knowledge is knowing that tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
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13. Fruits are the ovaries of plants.
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14. Mice are not overly fond of cheese. In fact, they prefer fruits, grains, and sweet things.
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15. A watermelon can be considered both a fruit and a vegetable.
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16. According to a study, people who eat a diet rich in fish, fruits and vegetables but low in meat may lose fewer brain cells as they age.
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17. Kool-Aid was originally marketed as "Fruit Smack."
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18. Male fruit flies rejected by females drink significantly more alcohol than those that have had a successful encounter.
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19. Kiwi fruit used to be called ‘melonettes’.

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