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Old 02-08-2013, 11:33 AM
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Default Why did Johnny Appleseed wear a pot on his head?

Did John "Johnny Appleseed" Chapman really wear a pot on his head?

I'm not sure if he did or not, I can't seem to find the answer. Maybe it was just the way Disney portrayed him and that stuck to the legend.

And yes Virginia, there was a Johnny Appleseed who lived and planted thousands of apple trees throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana.
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I believe it's a metaphor for his affection for weed. He also had the munchies.....
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Default Re: Why did Johnny Appleseed wear a pot on his head?

Not sure if he did. It could have just been a characterization of some of the caps of the time which had an elongated bill. It also could have been he figured it was handier than carrying it, as he would need it in his travels for cooking.

We Virginians don't need to bother with him, though. We have a rich apple history without the likes o' 'im.
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I believe it's a metaphor for his affection for weed. He also had the munchies.....
And it wasnt just apple seeds he was planting.
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Not sure if he did. It could have just been a characterization of some of the caps of the time which had an elongated bill. It also could have been he figured it was handier than carrying it, as he would need it in his travels for cooking.

We Virginians don't need to bother with him, though. We have a rich apple history without the likes o' 'im.
No Matt, it's definitely weed
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No Matt, it's definitely weed
We have a rich tradition with that, as well.
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We have a rich tradition with that, as well.
Yes you do
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We have a rich tradition with that, as well.
When you need a document to last a long time Hemp is better than paper...

Lessons learned from the founding fathers.
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When you need a document to last a long time Hemp is better than paper...

Lessons learned from the founding fathers.
Common misconception. The copies we retain in the archives, that most people know as THE copies, are written on parchment, not hemp.
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Common misconception. The copies we retain in the archives, that most people know as THE copies, are written on parchment, not hemp.
so who smoked the originals?
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so who smoked the originals?
Probably Washington. He couldn't pilfer booze money from the coffers of the war effort anymore so he was like "I'll show them! Light me up, Adams!"

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