My mom always called peas "English peas." That was to distinguish them from black-eyed peas, which were the default peas in Texas when she was growing up.
Yesterday at a big Tesco grocery store, I saw a full array of peas, in England, which confirms that they are English peas:
Also, frozen—which is what Julie bought.
A dollar is 64p, 65p thee days, so everything there seems to be less than a dollar except the one in the upper right.
Some other exotic groceries:
I grew up in Canada. This reminds me of the first time I heard the term "Canadian Bacon". I was in the States and giggled because I'd never heard it growing up. It made me wonder about what else was out there that people from other countries named the the locals would say but it's just ...X... I love little stories like that this whither it's family, regional, provincial, state or country. Why and how do things get their names/labels/titles?
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