impossible question

Impossible Question for June 18th, 2012

Q .....This Vegetable can and has doubled as a canteen?

A ..... A Watermelon .... is a VEGETABLE! It is from the botanical family Cucurbitaceae and is most closely related to cucumbers, pumpkins and squash. The watermelon is composed of 92% water and early explorers often used hollowed out watermelons as canteens.