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  1. Dimplenose

    Dimplenose <font color=red>Stranger from the outside<br><font

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    I'm currently doing research (i.e. planning without a date) into a trip to POFQ.

    I keep coming across references to puns in the road signs and I have seen photos of one or two that are quite amusing but most articles I've read keep saying that "Rue D'Baga" is the best. But I don't get it. :confused:

    I've tried saying it out loud, reading it as Rudy Baga doesn't help me either. Can anyone explian what I'm missing?
     
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  3. Dan in AL

    Dan in AL Earning My Ears

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    Rutabaga
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    For the Drosophila gene, see Rutabaga (gene). For similar vegetables also called "turnip", see Turnip (disambiguation).
    Rutabaga

    Scientific classification
    Kingdom: Plantae
    (unranked): Angiosperms
    (unranked): Eudicots
    (unranked): Rosids
    Order: Brassicales
    Family: Brassicaceae
    Genus: Brassica
    Species: B. napobrassica
    Binomial name
    Brassica napobrassica
    (L.) Mill.
    The rutabaga, swede (from Swedish turnip)[1], turnip or yellow turnip (Brassica napobrassica, or Brassica napus var. napobrassica, or Brassica napus subsp. rapifera) is a root vegetable that originated as a cross between the cabbage and the turnip; see Triangle of U. The roots are prepared for food in a variety of ways, and its leaves can also be eaten as a leaf vegetable.
     
  4. Dimplenose

    Dimplenose <font color=red>Stranger from the outside<br><font

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    Thank you so much, I've never come across that word before. :)
     
  5. darthtatty

    darthtatty Been There, Done That, Going Back!

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    youve never watched Winnie the pooh then ;)
    Rabbit is always planting them in his garden
     
  6. Dimplenose

    Dimplenose <font color=red>Stranger from the outside<br><font

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    Actually, you're right - I've not seen much Disney Winnie-the-Pooh. The most I've seen was on Disneytime as a child (I used to love that programme at Bank Holidays.)

    There definitely wasn't any rutabaga in the original books (there wasn't a gopher either! :))

    Still I'm pleased to now know what everyone is referring to.
     

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