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Re: Nuts-family

Posted by Bob on December 20, 2004

In Reply to: Re: Nuts-family posted by ESC on December 19, 2004

: : Does anyone know the origin of the saying, "The nuts don't fall far from the tree"?

: : Thanks!

: I thought it was: the acorn doesn't fall far from the tree. But I couldn't find it in any of my references. So far.

And I have the apple falling not far from the tree. Gravity seems to be working well throughout the arboretum.