Things are not what they seem.

India
February 16, 2007 10:34am CST
A firefly is not a fly but a beetle. A prairie dog is not a dog but a rodent. India ink is not from India but from China. A horned toad is not a toad but a lizard. A lead pencil contains no lead but graphite. A Silkworm is not a worm but a caterpillar. A peanut is not a nut but a legume. A guinea pig is not from guinea and not a pig but itis from South America and its a rodent.
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@cher913 (25861)
• Canada
16 Feb 07
Yes, they say the English language is the hardest one to learn...it must be the most confusing as well!