Saturday, February 11, 2017

Fact of the Day: Goober Peanut

While not very commonly used today, but other names for the legume called peanuts are groundnuts and goobers. 

12 comments:

  1. Ah, I heard people called goobers before, but never knew where it came from.

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  2. Ye, I've heard them called goobers.

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  3. yep- That's what they call them several places down south. Hope you and Daisy have a good weekend, Adam!

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  4. I have eaten all my life and still do. They have them by a small bag and I keep them. Really good roasted.

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  5. When we were kids, my sister and I used to sing this old American folk song called "Goober Peas."

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  6. Goobers is just not right. I don't think I will look at a peanut the same way again.

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  7. Goobers! I didn't know that.

    All the best Jan

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  8. I don't think I'd want to ear something called a "goober" so I'll stick with "peanut."

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