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Old 05-12-2011, 11:30 AM
Tom Scud Tom Scud is offline
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Originally Posted by Sampiro View Post
OR- perhaps- it is a mesa. That could be the case and would explain if the plant were indeed not bamboo how it was able to grow- it grew against the wall of a mesa, one on which a 7'0+ man had taken refuge, perhaps due to the prejudice he encountered below or because he preferred and or needed the oxygen of a higher altitude. So it could be that Jack was living in southern Utah or in Arizona or New Mexico and not Alfredian England.
This is clearly impossible, as the western US is far too arid to support that kind of rapid plant growth.