Posted by R. Berg on December 20, 2004

In Reply to: Nuts-family posted by Bob on December 20, 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.

Furthermore, no tree grows to the sky.