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The most common beans and lentils

Common beans and lentils in Europe and America navy beans (Europe), used in baked bean tins   red kidney beans (common in America and Europe)   chickpeas (Middle East, Mediterranean and India)   black beans (South and Central America)   butter beans, aka Lima beans (originate from south America and USA, now common in the UK)   lentils (originate from Middle East, now common in the UK)   cannellini beans, aka white kidney beans (originate from south America)   chili beans, aka pink beans (originate from South America)   pinto beans (common in Mexican and Southwest of the USA)   Common beans in Asia soybeans (common in Asia), called edamame when they are immature   soybeans  黄豆 edamame  毛豆 mung bean 绿豆 (Asia, esp. China

Always Let themselves add salt

A man stopped me on the road and wanted to buy a cigarette. I just lighted one up and took a puff, so I gave it to him, saying, "if you don't mind, you may have it."

He took my cigarette, and we walked along. I told him I was gong to work at the Chinese take away, he told me he knew it just around the corner. And he stays not far from there. Being asked if he like Chinese food, he said, "Too salty, mate, Chinese take away are too salty. I cook at home, my wife also cook, but I love to cook, you know, so I knew how to meet different people's tastes, some people like salty, but other not. I let themselves add the salt. You can put in salt, but you can't take it out, you know, so always let themselves add salt."

He was drunk, but he seemed to be a wise man. When we separated at the cross road, he shook hand with me and introduced himself as Jim Clark. After he cross the road, he turned to me and shouted, "Remember always let themselves put in the salt!"
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