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Daemon
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Johnny Appleseed (1774)

Born John Chapman, Johnny Appleseed was an American folk hero known for planting apple trees. Around 1800, he traveled from Pennsylvania, where he had sold or given saplings and apple seeds to families migrating westward, to present-day Ohio, sowing apple seeds as he went. For more than 40 years, he continued to wander up and down Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, pruning and caring for his forest nurseries and helping hundreds of settlers to establish orchards. Do any of his trees still exist? More...
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"Johnny, who wore on his head a tin utensil which answered both as a cap and a mush pot..."

A little bit eccentric, but it sounds like he was a good man.

"Shut up, she explained." - Ring Lardner
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Johnny Appleseed did not SEW apples.
early_apex
Posted: Friday, September 27, 2013 8:50:57 AM

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Herself wrote:
Johnny Appleseed did not SEW apples.


You are sew right!

It seams the editors made a mistake there, and we should probably needle them until they iron it out. Just a thimbleful of editing would have caught that.

-- I keep myself in stitches sometimes

"Shut up, she explained." - Ring Lardner
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I got your thread Apex

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