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2009-02-20 10:28:56

A British greenskeeper has discovered a golf ball encased inside a tree years after the ball apparently became lodged in the plant. Peter Johns, manager of the Eaton golf club in Norwich, England, said greenskeeper Richard Mitchell found the ball while cutting through the felled conifer, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. It's an incredible find, Johns said. It was pure luck that it was discovered. If Richard had cut the trunk an inch or two either way we'd never have known the ball was...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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