In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The fact that you don't need an electrical appliance to extract juice from a watermelon also comes as a blessing for these vendors.
- A cantaloupe doesn't have the smooth sheen of a honeydew or the artistic green striations of a watermelon.
- Mature coconuts are found to have little flesh, and the juice is watery; while other garden produce such as pumpkins, greens and watermelons are not growing well.
- There are pyramids of sweet-smelling guavas, papayas, watermelons, pineapples, custard apples, lemons, limes and avocados.
- The green piles of watermelons, which herald the scorching season ahead, are favoured thirst-quenchers.
- A seed like that would ruin the juiciest, sweetest tasting watermelon.
- Growing a prize watermelon is a bit like pig farming.
- Until the soil temperature is 65 degrees, you might as well not even bother planting watermelons, honeydew or muskmelons because the seeds just won't germinate.
- The main exhibits are still life photos of fruits like oranges, grapes and watermelons.
- Where available raccoons may also eat peaches, plums, figs, citrus fruits, watermelons, beech nuts, and walnuts.
- They may consume fresh green vegetables, oranges, carrots, watermelon, beans and possibly folic acid pills.
- There were mangoes, apples, oranges, pears, watermelons, melons, kiwis and some other strange fruits that I hadn't seen before nicely cut up and neatly arranged in matching bowls and plates.
- As we tuck into a colourful platter of fresh pineapple, watermelon, kiwi fruit, pears and bananas on the veranda, she cooks up sausages, bacon and pancakes.
- Most of the larger fruits such as pumpkins and watermelons, and some of the bigger vegetables such as gourds and tubers, are easier to carve into novel shapes.
- There's nothing wrong with eating watermelon, provided you eat a slice rather than 10 of them.
- He grows several dozen crops, including artichokes, shallots, watermelons, garlic, and many types of greens.
- The fertile soil of the valleys produces a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, including citrus, sugarcane, watermelons, bananas, yams, and beans.
- In each photograph she has included one or more smashed watermelons.
- The agricultural district, in which rice and watermelons and fruits and vegetables were grown in abundance, suddenly discovered a new, lucrative alternative crop.
- The impact blasted watermelons and oranges and tomatoes all over the sidewalk.
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