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National Watermelon Day Fun Facts

Watermelon Trivia: Fact or Fiction?

I'll admit it: it's hard to get over the reality that it's only Tuesday, and Hump Day hasn't even passed yet. That's why I've got to find other excuses to celebrate the moment — like today marking the holiday that is National Watermelon Day! Follow in my footsteps and celebrate over a colossal pitcher of watermelon sangria, or by making one of our favorite unconventional watermelon recipes. Oh, and by testing out your knowledge of the fruit's fun facts, of course! Decide what's fact and what's fiction when you get started below.

Watermelon Trivia: Fact or Fiction?

Early explorers used watermelons as canteens.

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LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
p.s.-- I think if you turn them regularly & put hay underneath each melon, you don't get such an obvious yellow spot. ;)
LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
Wow. I failed! But, I learned a lot! :-P
GummiBears GummiBears 5 years
8/10 all guesses
Roarman Roarman 5 years
Haha, I got a zero.
LeiraElle LeiraElle 5 years
I'm sad I only got 50%... I LOVE watermelon, and eat an embarrassing amount during the summer. Its origins in the Kalahari desert is interesting; while I was in Morocco, I thought it was so strange that so many people sold watermelons by the side of the road. But I suppose it makes sense if a desert is their native environment.
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