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Acquisition Date: September 19, 2020​

Original Posting Date: December 30, 2013

Source: Business Insider

Description: An article about the court decision that confirmed that tomatoes are legally vegetables

Questions to Consider:

  • What other terms do you know of that have a variety of meanings depending on the usage or context?
  • What similarities and differences do you see between this case and the relationship between Pluto and the term “planet?”

Link: https://www.businessinsider.com/supreme-court-tomato-is-vegetable-2013-12