You Know The World Is Upside Down When (II)

cabbage

Cabbages claim first prize in a Verbosity challenge, involving some pretty important documents on mankind’s radar.

This little comparison is currently making the rounds.

Not sure where it originated. Inevitably, one of our team members, Helga, picked up on it on account of cabbage getting a mention in dispatches. 

Pythagoras’ Theorem: …………………………24 words
Lord’s Prayer: ………………………………………… 66 words
Archimedes’ Principle: ……………………………..67 words
Ten Commandments: ……………………………………179 words
Gettysburg Address: ……………………………………………….286 words
US Declaration of Independence: ………………………….1,300 words
US Constitution with all 27 Amendments: …………………………7,818 words
EU Regulations on the Sale of CABBAGES: ………………..26,911 words

I haven’t been able to lay my hands on the EU cabbage document yet but you might want to start looking for it yourself here, at the entry portal for EU Fruit & Vegetable Standards.