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  • n. A physical exercise performed by bending over, performing a squat thrust, and returning to a standing position.


After US psychologist Royal Huddleston Burpee (1897–). (Wiktionary)



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  • This is a seed company where I come from!! Although, now that I think of it, sprouting, planting, weeding, harvesting, canning... that IS a workout! Ha! I wonder if the Burpee folks have thought of this as a side product. "The Burpee Workout: Have the body of a farmer in 30 days -- AND a nice salad to boot!"

    January 30, 2009