Idiom of the Day
to begin serving as an elected or appointed official
The new mayor of the city is expected to take office next week.
Benefits of Plum
One of the unique things about plums is that there are so many varieties available. Not only do over 2,000 varieties of plums exist, but over 100 are available in the United States alone. So, if you are looking for a juicy, sweet tasting fruit that comes in a panorama of colors, plums are for you. Plums are classified into six general categoriesJapanese, American, Damson, Ornamental, Wild and European/Gardenwhose size, shape and colors vary. Although usually round, plums can also be oval or heart shaped. The skins of plums can be red, purple, blue black, red, green, yellow or amber, while their flesh comes in hues such as yellow, green and pink and orangea virtual rainbow.