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"Soy Beans" are named for "Soy Sauce" and not vice-versa.

The color "chartreuse" is named after the liqueur "Chartreuse" and not vice-versa.

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karisu_sama
Sep. 20th, 2006 02:22 am (UTC)
Aren't they originally "mung beans"?
bovil
Sep. 20th, 2006 03:17 am (UTC)
Nope, those are the little beans that are grown into bean sprouts.
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