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    OK - Watermelon’s veggie status under the.... wait; what?

    Watermelon’s state veggie status under the knife (Tulsa World)

    Watermelon may soon be on its way out as Oklahoma’s official state vegetable.

    Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed Senate Bill 329 to revoke its designation, saying watermelon is a fruit, not a vegetable.
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    "We will defend, support and make sure it is upheld as the state vegetable for Oklahoma,” said Rep. Scooter Park, R-Devol.
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    Other state emblems appear to be safe, for now, (including) the Mexican free-tailed bat as the state’s flying mammal.
    the rest at link above

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    why do states need official fruit and veggies anyway



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