THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of green stuff
An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
Words nearby green stuff
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Example sentences from the Web for green stuff
No doubt he grew other vegetables too—parsnips, carrots, turnips, and some green-stuff—but these were not mentioned.Change in the Village|(AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
He produced a small crushed piece of green-stuff from his pocket.
At market neither eggs nor green-stuff nor cheese to be had.The Gods are Athirst|Anatole France
British Dictionary definitions for green stuff
/ (ˈɡriːnˌstʌf) /
green vegetables, such as cabbage or lettuce
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