Fruits

This is the place to post questions and discussions on usage and style. The members of the Wordwizard Clubhouse will also often be able to help you to formulate that difficult letter.
Post Reply

Fruits

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:20 pm

Hi everybody! What do you call the following two kinds of fruit? Are they eaten where you live? They look quite the same but the first one is crunchy and the second one is soft.

1. http://dulichdalat365.com/hong-gion-da-lat

2. https://egreen.vn/san-pham/nullam-euismod/

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
ACCESS_POST_ACTIONS

Re: Fruits

Post by BonnieL » Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:38 am

#1 I'm not sure. It looks like a tomato on the outside, but not the inside.

#2 looks like a tomato inside & out.

Here in America tomatoes are considered a vegetable even though they are really a fruit.
ACCESS_POST_ACTIONS

Re: Fruits

Post by Bobinwales » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:41 pm

As far as I can tell they are both PERSIMMONS. I know and have eaten the first one, but I don't know the second.
ACCESS_POST_ACTIONS
Signature: All those years gone to waist!
Bob in Wales

Re: Fruits

Post by BonnieL » Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:42 pm

I've never seen a persimmon. Are they sweet or tart?
ACCESS_POST_ACTIONS

Re: Fruits

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Dec 10, 2017 4:32 pm

BonnieL: Thanks for your input. Bob: Thanks for the name of the fruit.
ACCESS_POST_ACTIONS

Re: Fruits

Post by Erik_Kowal » Sun Dec 10, 2017 5:51 pm

BonnieL wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:42 pm
I've never seen a persimmon. Are they sweet or tart?
I've probably eaten about two persimmons in my life. I remember the ripe fruit as having soft-to-mushy, moderately sweet, slightly aromatic flesh encased in a skin that is physically akin to a tomato's.
ACCESS_POST_ACTIONS

Re: Fruits

Post by Bobinwales » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:23 pm

That about sums it up Erik.
ACCESS_POST_ACTIONS
Signature: All those years gone to waist!
Bob in Wales

ACCESS_END_OF_TOPIC
Post Reply