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U.S. Government Names Garbanzo "Dylan"


This morning, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service sent out a press release announcing that it has developed a new variety of chickpea. Like your ex-girlfriend's clubby little brother, the pea will be named "Dylan." I think they should name the chickpea "Zimmerman" and let the chickpea name itself Dylan.

In any case, the press release says:

Dylan grows to about 15 inches high, forms fern-like leaves, and reaches maturity around 106 days after planting, depending on climactic conditions.
I never thought of it that way before, but now that you mention it ...



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