Blurt!Commonplace Book

“[W]e find that ‘vegetable’ rarely applies to the entire plant (or to the same parts of the plant), while it also has a way of applying to things that aren’t actually vegetables. It is a category both broader and more specific that the thing it’s supposed to describe.” (Lynne Peskoe-Yang, “Vegetables Don’t Exist”)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 8:35:31pm PDT