Cut the watermelon in half and scoop away as many black seeds as possible from the flesh.
The technology was primitive compared to today's and so the results, through the 1970's, had a cookie-cutter similarity - little ski-jump noses with the bony bridge scooped away.
And," Nicholas said, "I'd lodge myself there in the tunnel and scoop away until I emerged.
The American grabbed a shovel and began scooping the earth away in layers, careful not to disturb a shell if he came across it.
Backhoes and giant excavators scoop away at the dismembered structures.
Scoop away and discard seeds and fibers of each piece.
The outside corner first, I scooped the crust away on the top of my finger and looked.
Soon Torres saw himself thrust to the very edge of the bank, at a spot where, slightly scooped away, it overhung the river.
They fell to their knees and scooped the earth away with their gloves.
Soon, after resting for only a couple of minutes, they went back to hammering and scooping away relentlessly at their new tunnel.