So anyway, as we're on the subject of parsnips, we learn today that parsnip in Russian is pasternak.
Scene 1. Manuscript thumps onto movie moghuls desk.
Scene 2. Movie Mohgul 'Oh please.....' (cut to script landing in the trash can)
there, 20th century cinema history re-written...........doddle.
pasnipinomy (adj/noun): the tendency of vegetables to re-write history