Comment 135 Re: Wait, ambiguous phrase!


Cherry trees blossom six years early after a trip to space


Wait, ambiguous phrase! (Score: 1)

by on 2014-04-16 10:09 (#134)

So, does the cherry blossom normally have 30 petals, or does the cherry tree normally have 30 blooms instead of 9?

Pedantic minds want to know.

Re: Wait, ambiguous phrase! (Score: 3, Informative)

by on 2014-04-16 10:11 (#135)

In fact the article is much more specific "..suddenly produced nine flowers, each with the normal five petals, compared with about 30 flowers on the parent tree."


Time Reason Points Voter
2014-04-18 17:47 Informative +1
2014-04-16 17:06 Informative +1

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