Grape Nuts Flakes Promotes Fisticuffs

     Posted By: Paul - Thu Sep 19, 2013
     Category: Business | Advertising | Products | Food | Regionalism | Violence | 1950s

I always wondered what part of the grape the 'grape-nuts' came from.
Posted by tadchem on 09/19/13 at 09:58 AM
I take it you've never seen the end result of the wine making process, TC?
Posted by KDP on 09/19/13 at 11:21 AM
It's more the nuts part that worries me.
Posted by jtolleridge on 09/19/13 at 03:16 PM
If you don't know how to ride a horse at gallop you will end up with blue-nuts.
It's one reason they ended the horse trail ride through the woods at our local zoo.
Too many injuries made the insurance expensive and it wasn't from falling off.
You need to push up off the saddle using the stirrups when a horse runs. They would run them at full gallop around the lake.
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 09/19/13 at 03:39 PM
@BD: Letting 'dudes' ride horses that would even break into a gallop should be avoided at all cost.

@Tad: If you go out into a vineyard, just before harvest and look at any bunch of grapes hanging there you should be able to find the one (usually only one) male grape up at the top and close into the stem. His gonads are tucked safely away inside by this time and are, usually, confused with the seeds that are found in all the other grapes in the bunch. Now, peel the grape and remove the little hard bits... those are grape nuts.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/20/13 at 12:36 AM
I've never seen that commercial before; but if Roy Rogers said so, it must be true!
Posted by Frank on 09/20/13 at 12:51 AM
Thanks for the info. I also have a similar question about 'moth balls.' I have never seen a moth hauling a pair of those around. 😉
Posted by tadchem on 09/20/13 at 05:13 AM
Moth balls, like leprechauns, are things of myth that don't exist in the real world. All moths are female and reproduce spontaneously. This should be very apparent because the word 'moth' is the root of 'mother'.

Now, just to head things off, and save a bit of time we'll go on with today's lecture on the subject of Why There Exist No Teddy Bear Cubs.

Think.... cotton balls.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 09/20/13 at 11:14 AM
Expat you are such an expert on so many things!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 09/26/13 at 12:07 AM
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