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(National Post)   Thirteen years ago the Canadian government planted the Millennium Tree, a genetically engineered testament to Canada's scientific leadership. Today it's the tree from A Charlie Brown Christmas   ( divider line
    More: Followup, Millennium Tree, Parliament Hill, Canadians, Canadian government, Conservative MPs, planting, evergreens, national capitals  
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2013-12-08 08:58:09 AM  
3 votes:
"...planted in the shadow of  ..."

Found yer problem right there.....
2013-12-08 12:31:33 PM  
1 vote:
All they need to do is get a bunch of kids to wave their hands over it, and it should be better.

/"goodbye lesbians"
2013-12-08 11:56:31 AM  
1 vote:

fluffy2097: A smart gardener would plant a bunch of seeds in a greenhouse first and select the one that seemed to be growing best before planting it. Plant genetics are highly diverse and there is no telling if you'll get a winner from any one particular seed.

A proper analysis of the soil surrounding the site you're planting your tree wouldn't be a terrible idea either if you're going to be planting it as a testament to modern science.

/sounds like to much work for government though.

It's on Parliament Hill. It has to be almost drowning in shiat at this point, there's no need for fertilizer or fancy soil condition tests.
2013-12-08 10:12:06 AM  
1 vote:
Just bring in that nutty Alabama fan, say that it is from the Canadian version of Auburn and put it out of its misery.
2013-12-08 09:05:23 AM  
1 vote:

HighlanderRPI: "...planted in the shadow of  ..."

Found yer problem right there.....

...but it was genetically crossed with a fungus.  They buried 20 hobos with the sapling.  It should be 20 feet tall and setting snares to snag passer-bys to sustain that growth.
2013-12-08 08:46:48 AM  
1 vote:

GoodyearPimp: Stop feeding it Slurpees, America's Hat.

What would you recommend, Brawndo?  Canada's underpants.
2013-12-08 08:39:41 AM  
1 vote:
Stop feeding it Slurpees, America's Hat.
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