Idiom of the Day
better part of (something)
to be almost all of something
I spent the better part of an hour trying to fix the vacuum cleaner.
Benefits of Persimmon
Persimmons native country is China, where it was nicknamed Apple of the Orient. From China, persimmon diffused into Japan, where it still plays a primary role in the Japanese cuisine, and then all over the world. A ripe persimmon tastes very sweet and has a honey flavor. Some parts of the flesh may turn brown but this is not because it has turned bad, but is actually the sugar in the fruit.