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jumping bean:

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, common name for members of the Euphorbiaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees of greatly varied structure and almost cosmopolitan distribution, although most species are tropical. In the United States the family is most common in the Southeast.
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The children are Logan Davies, Mathew Cole, Sam Burton and Katie Doughty; JUMPING FOR JOY With Pembrokeshire councillor Islwyn Howells, holding the award, are, from left, Jessica Young of Jumping Beans, early years adviser Sally Abadioru, senior public health officer Mary Macdonald and Pamela Evans and Shirley Marshall from Jumping Beans.
We'll all get our curtain call, though few have what you'd really call an act: Guy at the Coke Dispenser, Babe Serving Thin-Crust Pizza, Dude Selling Charity Coupon Booklets; Girl Removing Dead Mexican Jumping Beans and Replacing Them with Live Jumping Beans.
Jumping Beans Jack and Bean Man have fun pretending to be Mexican jumping beans, getting plenty of physical activity in the process.
Well, during "Borreguita" the pint-sized patrons were literally bouncing for joy, like so many jumping beans.
En los escaparates de la Casa Cervantes no me llaman la atencion los maravillosos tejidos ni los objetos de barro sino los dijes de plata, las pulgas vestidas y sus ceremonias nupciales en el interior de una nuez, las miniaturas de hueso y sobre todo los jumping beans, los frijoles saltarines.
A celebrated dispute in the Cafe Cyrano had pitted him against Andre Breton; it was about the little objects you know as jumping beans.
Son, it's not important whether you win or lose," a somewhat sheepish father next to us told his son apologetically I had just given him a nasty stare as he and his seven-year-old leaped around like a pair of Mexican jumping beans and high-fived each other after their car finished first in the heat.
His series Belonging was a hip and sexy drama set in the Valleys but his new series The Bench is amazing, pulling in half a million viewers last week and getting the executives in Llandaff all jumping up and down like so many deranged Mexican jumping beans.
There are about thirty people jumping around like Mexican jumping beans," he says.
BEAN DREAMS (IPHONE/IPAD) FUN with jumping beans as a child was limited.
The day saw 800 primary school pupils from all over the North-east, and their families, taking part in practical science activities that featured energy transfer, forces and motion and materials such as building straw towers, making kites and creating jumping beans.