It was brought to my attention by no less than eleven emailers last night that apples are not drupes. Eight of those further pointed out that coconuts are not the only drupes whose seeds are more desirable than their fruit. Almonds are also drupes, I learned, as is coffee.
What can I say except that I had no idea that the biological sciences were so well represented in the Joe Pastry readership. I thank you all for writing in and keeping me on the straight and narrow. The corrections have been made for posterity.