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Chapter 30 - Taters In The Mould - Cold

Searching for more points on my licence

When grown-up potatoes are approaching time for harvesting they are covered by heaps of soil, their very own blankets to help keep them warm, and those heaps were once known as moulds. The moulds kept frost off the crops and helped with a more fruitful harvest. Potatoes don’t grow too well in freezing temperatures and, that’s why so many of them wear jackets, and come to think of it, there aren’t many six-feet Eskimos either, so it must be something to do with the weather. If Eskimos grew taller then igloos would need to be higher, even with an upstairs too, not too trustworthy if made of ice. I rest my pathetic case.

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