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- n. Plural form of peanut.
- n. A very small or insufficient amount (especially of a salary).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an insignificant sum of money; a trifling amount
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Matt Lucas's George Dawes gave us many a hilarious moment - including making the consumption of jacket potatoes a poignant and romantic pursuit - but his corpsing while attempting to shout the word "peanuts" to a jaunty organ while dressed in figure hugging tracksuit was his finest minute.
(There is no sales tax on plain peanuts, but there is tax on candy-coated nuts like Poppa D's.)
In this case, writing for peanuts is a stepping stone to greater things because you will also …
Well, the little get-together over beer and peanuts is over.
By the time you've waited, you can either buy the first edition for peanuts from the lemmings who have to have the new version Right Now This Minute, or you can buy the next edition with more features for a lower price.
Another trick, if you DO want to use the styrofoam peanuts, is just to put them inside a plastic garbage bag, twist-tie it shut, and stuff that down in the pot.
The roasting of peanuts is the only step that will kill the salmonella.
It came packed not in peanuts, but covered in spray foam insulation.
In fact, one of the common Marathi names for peanuts is bhui-moog which literally translates as earth-beans (am I right?); the other, more common name is shengdana.
I used peanuts from a bag of trail mix so they'd be unsalted.
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