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    This Is What Berries Actually Look Like

    Avocados, pumpkins, watermelons: all berries.

    Hello. Do you know what a berry is?

    Are you sure?

    Because I bet you think these are berries.

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    And I bet you tell people you had berries with your breakfast when you eat these.

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    And I bet you call collecting these "berry picking".

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    Well hey, guess what?

    You've been lying. A berry is actually a fleshy fruit that contains one just ovary and derives from a single flower.

    So because strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries come from single flowers containing more than one ovary, they're aggregate fruits.

    Avocados, on the other hand, are legit berries. When you mash one up to make guacamole, you could say, "Just mashing berries over here, don't mind me."

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    If you were this man you could say, "I grin when I bite into my berries."

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    And if you saw these grapes, you could shout "Hanging berries!" and you would not be lying.

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    ~SpOoKy BeRrIeS~

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