n.— «The potatoes are graded by size. The largest are called “chefs,” good for baking, frying, whatever else you want to do with them. Blemished potatoes are called “pickouts” and shipped off to be made into potato salad. Tiny balls—called “b’s”—are shipped north, where bars boil them in salt water and serve them with beer, like salted peanuts and pretzels are served elsewhere.» —“Family of farmers has eyes for potatoes” by Linda McNatt in North Carolina Virginian-Pilot (Hampton Roads, Virginia) July 11, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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