Monday, July 28, 2008

pluot (plü-ot)

Have you noticed recently some new fruits in the produce section of your grocery stores? A while back I picked up some funny coloured plums to snack on, only to find out from a friend that they're actually "pluots". A quick search on wikipedia turned this up: "A pluot (plü-ot) is a tradename for a fruit developed in the late 20th century by Floyd Zaiger...It is a complex cross hybrid of plum and apricot, being ¾ plum and ¼ apricot in percentage." (

You learn something new everyday...

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