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Question of the day: What's the difference between a spade and a shovel?

It will be interesting to see the responses. I was doing some research this morning for some frequently asked questions on garden tools, and I was surprised what I found and how it varies by locale. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to