Originally Posted by L'Incandescent
Just overheard a conversation between students of quote on quote "speculative anatomy studies" be arguing that the heart is made of strawberry, which can be known by similarity of color and by analogy of honor (heart is king of bodily organs and strawberry is king of the fruit kingdom). Then some other guy joins in and insists that the heart is made of rhubarb because rhubarb is the king of the fruit kingdom. I was like "You stupid buns-head rhubarb ain't a fruit it is a vegetabel."
Rhubarb as with other fruit is generally served as dessert, and is not, unlike, whether eaten cooked or raw, potatoes, carrots, parsnips, turnips, beets, cauliflower, cabbage, celery, lettuce, and other vegetables usually served at dinner in, with or after the soup, fish or meats which constitute the principal part of the repast.