O.K…..evidently we have become way too obsessed with the Vertebrats of late.  Earlier this evening Ernie looked at me and said "I might be able to still get one good Brandabur".  I just stared at him, trying to make sense of this–and not having any luck—-until he stopped and said, "oh, I meant BRANDYWINE, not BRANDABUR". 

He was talking tomatoes…..