Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jun 7, 2009
A young man had a terrible falling out with a neighbouring farmer. One night, in an act of cruel vengeance, he crept through the neighbouring fields.
As he did so, he scattered seeds of a persistent, virulent weed. Very soon, the weeds sprang up, and no amount of effort would eradicate them.
Contributed by Mark Pierce on May 25, 2010
A grain alone or with many others?
STORY OF ONE GRAIN OF WHEAT: Farmer plows soil, digs shallow trenches, but must drop only one grain of seed at a time. Still true. Farmers pull a “grain drill.” Notched wheel drops seed through tube exactly one grain at a time. Single grain gathers