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When the coal sprouts in the basement

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Years back, people were storing coal and potatoes in the basements for winter. Instead of rushing to a store, they brought a few potatoes from the cellar every day. Usually, in early spring, potatoes started sprouting, and one needed to remove regularly fresh sprouts; otherwise, potatoes rotted. Kids usually were ordered to do it, and, as it is easy to guess, they…

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Henryk A. Kowalczyk

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