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    Re: Why does an orange fit in your hand?

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    That's another thing - I used to live just outside Liverpool. For some reason they call Turnips Swedes & vice versa, so a Turnip Lantern is actually a Swede Lantern. This doesn't just apply to lanterns, it relates to the vegetables themselves. Basically, as far as I'm concerned, a turnip is the one about the size of a cricket ball (and just as hard), and the swede is the yellow one nearer to the size of a football.
    the yeller one with a purple skin is a TURNIP its what we put in our Pasties and it's what we used to put our candles in as we couldn't afford pumpkins!

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    oh and Broccoli is white, the green stuff is actually called Calabrese.

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    Re: Why does an orange fit in your hand?

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    the yeller one with a purple skin is a TURNIP its what we put in our Pasties and it's what we used to put our candles in as we couldn't afford pumpkins!
    What I consider to be a Turnip: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turnip

    What I consider to be a Swede: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutabaga

    Just to confuse the issue: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeands...wede-or-turnip

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    Re: Why does an orange fit in your hand?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutabaga <-------- that's a turnip.

    Now for more confusion.

    https://www.google.com.au/search?q=p...m5eWERBBwbecM:

    that above ....I've always called a swede

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    Re: Why does an orange fit in your hand?

    Fourpart is wrong on the turnip/swede front

    Glad to see you get it with the turnip magenta, but that other thing is a gourd to us

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    Re: Why does an orange fit in your hand?



    This is what I call a Swede

    Why does an orange fit in your hand?-swede.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Betty Boop View Post
    Fourpart is wrong on the turnip/swede front

    Glad to see you get it with the turnip magenta, but that other thing is a gourd to us
    Turnip is the smaller one with the white flesh. Swede is the larger one with the yellow flesh.

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    Re: Why does an orange fit in your hand?

    Quote Originally Posted by FourPart View Post
    Turnip is the smaller one with the white flesh. Swede is the larger one with the yellow flesh.
    I had to look that up. What y'all call Swedes, we call Rutabaga
    We even have a song about them.
    It may not be so much that I've conceded your point as that you just can't hear me rolling my eyes.

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