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I have recently returned from a rather hectic and travel-filled vacation, during which I visited three different states, 8 different cities, and an endless variety of nationalities, languages, dialects and accents. America is nothing if not diverse. We have been advised that saying "Merry Christmas" is no longer politically correct, that we should say "Happy Holidays" instead. Okay, let's look at that
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0000: Today's Hortiscope: If you ask for new socks as a gift, be specific. Otherwise, you may wind up with garden hose.
1895: Consul E.P.T. Hammond of Budapest, issued guidelines for how paprika was to be prepared using stone mills especially constructed for grinding the peppers.
1926: Claude Oscar Monet, painter and gardener, died at Giverny. His paintings featured many flowers and nature scenes found in his own gardens.
2001: North Carolina declared the Scuppernong grape as its official fruit, along with strawberry as its official red berry and blueberry as the official blue berry.
2005: The tallest rosebush on record was measured at 4.03 meters (13 feet, 3 inches), grown by Paul and Sharon Palumbo in San Diego, California.
2009: Southwest Louisiana and parts of Mississippi received their earliest snowfall on record, with some areas reporting as much as 3 inches of snow. The storm broke previous records set on December 11, 2008 for Louisiana and November 24, 1938 for Mississippi.