Sen. Don Barrington, R-Lawton, sponsored the bill in the Senate.
The controversy on whether watermelon is a fruit or vegetable has been officially decided by the Oklahoma Legislature. -- Don Barrington
He says watermelon comes from the cucumber and gourd families, which are classified as vegetables.
Of course, the dictionary refers to the watermelon as a fruit.
I think Okra got robbed!
The bill now goes to Gov. Brad Henry.