New words – 16 December 2013December 16, 2013
avozilla noun informal a very large avocado
Tesco’s salad buyer, Emma Bonay, believes the avozilla will appeal particularly to large families.
[The Guardian (UK broadsheet) 31 August 2013]
SSB abbreviation sugar-sweetened beverage
Forms of SSB tax have already started in Denmark, France, Finland and Hungary. Scotland, Small says, is in the mood to follow.
[www.theguardian.com 04 August 2013]
TomTato noun a plant that produces both potatoes and tomatoes
A plant that produces both tomatoes and potatoes, called the TomTato, has been developed for the UK market.
[www.bbc.co.uk 26 September 2013]