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:

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

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  2. #14 ForgetfulOnes blog!!

    seriously you think of the coolest stuff!!

    totally Suh-Weeeeeeet!

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

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

    Latree.

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

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  6. oohhh, I definitely have a sweet tooth!

    Happy valentine's day!!

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

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

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

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  10. 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!

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  11. 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

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  12. I think #13 would have to be my favorite!

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

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

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

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

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