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mocampbell commented on the word marionberry
this is a variety of berry, separate from but similar to raspberry and boysenberry
June 11, 2009
dontcry commented on the word marionberry
Often covered in a white, powdery substance.
February 28, 2009
reesetee commented on the word marionberry
I thought they belonged to a librarian.
February 26, 2009
fbharjo commented on the word marionberry
i thought Marion berries were those born in Indianapolis (Marion County)
chained_bear commented on the word marionberry
"The b*tch set me up!"
The marionberry is a favorite berry of night owls.
rolig commented on the word marionberry
And the official berry of the US Southeastern state of North Carolina is, of course, the mayberry.
sionnach commented on the word marionberry
It's berry werrying. But I'd have thought a more cogent objection would be the perceived potential for confusion with Marion Barry, former crack-smoking mayor of the nation's capital.
Internal disputes in the berry community? Say it ain't so!
trivet commented on the word marionberry
Hey, we're serious about our berries, what can I say?Also, we invented the maraschino cherry.
vanishedone commented on the word marionberry
B.B.C. News: 'A proposal to name the marionberry as the official berry of the US west coast state of Oregon has been scuppered by a grower of a rival berry type.'The Oregonian newspaper said the resolution was removed from the state legislature's agenda at the request of a blackberry farmer, Larry Duyck.'Raspberry, blueberry and strawberry growers had all supported the proposal.'But Mr Duyck was worried that the marionberry would be given an unfair edge over his type of blackberries.'Oregon's Marion County accounts for 90% of the world's marionberry crop, the Oregonian reported.'The article also notes that a marionberry is a 'hybrid blackberry', and quotes someone discussing 'internal disputes in the berry community'.
February 25, 2009