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    Default English Question

    I recently played the home game of Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader. One question stirred up alot of questions. It's 3rd Grade English. True or False "Carrot", "beet" and "potato" are all considered root words? The answer was true, but a couple very much disagree with this. I would like something to show or give them to prove oit correct. Thanks Debbie

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    Default Re: English Question

    Carrots, beets and potatoes all grow in the ground and are called "root vegetables."

    I am not sure why the term "root word" was used, unless it was a "play on words" (a pun)

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