I never found an answer to this but I'll try again.
Any guide out there to help turn the above into
Second part is another option to my problem
How can I get wp to ignore the first 'apple'?
So to recap.
1. How to I handle query vars as pretty permalinks? Tutorial?
2. can I add a word before the ? that wordpress would ignore. He does this:
Thanks a bunch. Help would be greatly appreciated.