Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Thursday Thirteen # 19


13 Sweet Things!


1. Sweet Alyssum – a short garden plant with tiny flowers.

2. Sweet Bread – the thymus of pancreas of a lamb when used for food.

3. Sweet Cicely – an herb whose leaves are used for flavoring.

4. Sweet Clover – plants of the pea family grown for hay, forage, or green manure.

5. Sweet Corn – strains of Indian corn with kernels rich in sugar.

6. Sweet Fern – a flowering shrub with fern-like leaves.

7. Sweet Gum – a North American tree with spiny balls.

8. Sweet Meat – a meat prepared with honey or sugar.

9. Sweet Pea – a climbing plant with butterfly-shaped flowers.

10.Sweet Potato – tropical plant whose tuberlike root is used for a vegetable.

11.Sweet Sop – a tropical American tree with edible, green fruit.

12.Sweet Talk – to talk in a flattering way.

13.Sweet Tooth – a fondness or craving for sweets.


18 comments:

Winter said...

Mmmmn. Sweet tooth... I'm drooling.

TheVasquez3 said...

#14 ForgetfulOnes blog!!

seriously you think of the coolest stuff!!

totally Suh-Weeeeeeet!

Cocoa said...

Fun list! We grow sweet corn every year. Yum!

latree said...

sweet potato : ubi
sweet sop : srikaya
(names in Indonesia)
I love eating both, they really are sweet.

Latree.

Sandy Carlson said...

I never new the name of No. 1 until now. Thanks for that. This is a beautiful post.

Laura said...

SWEET!!!!

jenn said...

oohhh, I definitely have a sweet tooth!

Happy valentine's day!!

Bethany said...

Sweet tooth, sweet corn, sweet pea...love the smells, love candy...haha!! Wonderful list :)

Eve said...

A very sweet list of very sweet things. Great 13!

The Mama Bear said...

A sweet twist to the valentine theme for the week. Love it.
I want sweet corn for some reason now.

Laura said...

Sweet corn and sweet potatoes...no need to add sugar to either...(pet peeve coming on...)very yummy w/ just butter and salt and pepper! Okay, hungry again! Happy T-13!

myrtle beached whale said...

This is my first time on Thursday 13 and I broke all the rules. Sorry.

http://myrtlebeachramblings.blogspot.com/2008/02/thursday-thirteen-sweet-things-21408.html

Melanie said...

I think #13 would have to be my favorite!

byrningbunny said...

This was a fun list, but I'm not a fan of sweetbread of the meat variety.

Skittles said...

Sweet corn! I can't wait until it comes into season :)

Liza's Eyeview said...

Sweet sop???!!!!! That's one of my favorites!

crazy working mom said...

Great visual TT! :)

Debbie said...

What a creative "sweet" choice for Valentine's. I enjoyed it.

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