Beans, beans, the magical fruit….

Posted: March 6, 2014 in Humour

Bill's Musings

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It is said that Helen of Troy had the ‘face that launched a thousand ships’. She was said to be so beautiful that, when she was abducted by Paris, a thousand ships were launched to free her, thus starting the Trojan War. Imagine being so stunning that so many would go through such lengths to bring you back.

One face, one thousand ships. It’s mind boggling, really. And so, in honour of such an event, today I give you, instead of one face (I’m really not THAT stunning), I give you ‘one word’ that will launch a thousand stories.

Beans.

Let’s face it. Let’s be truthful. We’re all friends here. I say ‘beans’, and immediately, you all have a story to tell. Beans are in everybody’s vocabulary. We’ve all been affected by beans. Sometimes in a good way. Most often, not so good. It’s a food that can lead to…

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