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A poem which ended up being about random potato facts . . .

[potatoes]

[potatoes] random facts about them

Potatoes are quite curious things; they're tubers* with some toxic leaves.

Potatoes are quite curious things; they're tubers* with some toxic leaves. They don't have toes, they don't have wings, they live in dirt, devoid of sun.

Potatoes, oh, they taste so good, cut up or mashed or fried or baked.

Potatoes, oh, they taste so good, cut up or mashed or fried or baked. Potatoes prove to be great food, large hoards of carbohydrates, too.

Potatoes are indigenous to the U.S. and to SA.**

Potatoes are indigenous to the U.S. and to SA.** Their leaves are green with vividness, their blossoms oft a purple hue.

The 16th century: Spain had sent some potatoes to Europe's ports.

The 16th century: Spain had sent some potatoes to Europe's ports. To England, Ireland, France they went, becoming part of daily meals.

Potato chips, they were first made*** by Doctor William Kitchiner.

Potato chips, they were first made*** by Doctor William Kitchiner. He made a cookbook, where he bade potatoes be cut thin and fried.

And so this ends the random facts of Solanum tuberosum.

And so this ends the random facts of Solanum tuberosum. Now, please do not overreact, if certain facts are incorrect.

I searched the internet for these, so some may not be quite that true.

I searched the internet for these, so some may not be quite that true. If so, please comment nicely here; don't yell at me until you're blue.

end[notes]: *tuber = enlarged structures in some plant species used as storage organs for nutrients **SA = South America ***His cook book actually had the first known recipe of potato chips. The creator of the chip itself is disputed.

after[word]: I feel like I've written about potatoes before . . . Anyways, thanks to @stadarooni (once again) for the idea of the potato. I actually meant for it to be more about potatoes as a food . . . Oh, well. :|

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