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sofa spud

(ˈsofə ˈspəd)
n. someone who spends a great deal of time sitting and watching television. (A play on couch potato.) Sofa spuds have been getting a lot of attention in the newspapers.
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spud

(spəd)
1. n. a potato. Mashed spuds are the best of all.
2. n. vodka. (Presumed to be made from potatoes.) She keeps a big jug of spud in the reefer and drinks it like water.
3. n. a vodka drunkard. That silly spud thinks we can’t smell what’s on her breath.
4. n. a short person. (Also a term of address.) He can jump pretty high for a spud.
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The postman said he had a spud parcel and he could take it or leave it.
Place your spuds in a box, tray or egg carton with the ends showing the most eyes - potential shoots - upwards.
Lucky Spuds is an exciting new promotion that will give a helping hand to our busy target audience mums by providing multiple winners over the next few months.
Gregg (right) urged people to fall back in love with the potato and declared: "I can't be in a room full of spuds without wanting to eat them.
The spud is a Glenvale and the farmer has yet to decide whether the potato will end up as chips or used as seed.
Potato Sports Spud, a miniaturized version of the icon that aspires to take on bobbleheads as the to-die-for goofy sports giveaway.
It's the ever-increasing consumption of processed spuds that leads the market.
He appealed for whoever has the tortoise to hand her in at Lea Marston Post Office, and said: 'They have probably drunk the booze by now, but we just want Spuds back.
Up to 98 per cent failed to correctly name all the seasons for the spuds, rhubarb (March) and British strawberries (June).
Monsanto's spuds will be indistinguishable from the other potatoes you'll encounter in your supermarket, and that's how it want its spuds to remain.
Chris Voight, executive director of the Washington State Potato Commission (what a great job), has eaten nothing but spuds for the last two months.
Called the Phureja, the South American spud has golden-coloured flesh and a slightly sweet taste.
Like many who joined in the San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council Potato Harvest Festival at his Greater Community Missionary Baptist Church in Pacoima, Chatman saw sermons made from spuds.
Now, molecular biologists predict that through genetic engineering they can turn spuds into the darling of the medical world: low-cost, nutritious vaccines.