beanstalk beanstalk

Definition(s):

  • (n) stem of a bean plant

Usage(s):

  1. Jack scampered up a tottering prefabricated beanstalk on NBC's Producer's Showcase and came home with the highest audience rating of any 90-minute show in TV history.
  2. Jack, who planted the beanstalk, was surprised when it sprouted high as Heaven.
  3. Down the beanstalk scuttled Jack followed by the giant who, being only rubber and hot air, burst and fell in a deflated mass.

News

  1. Beanstalk Launches New Digital Licensing Division, Tinderbox

    NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beanstalk, a leading global brand licensing agency, today announced the official launch of Tinderbox, a new division dedicated to working with digital brands to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Literacy Charity Publishes New Book to Help Children Struggling with Their Reading

    To mark its 40th anniversary, Beanstalk, the national literacy charity, will today publish 16,000 copies of a special book, to be gifted to every child the organisation has helped
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Mythbusters: Summer camp teaches by debunking fairy tales

    Some first- and second-graders in Urbana's Science, Engineering, Technology and Math Summer Enrichment Camp are taking a class called "Mythbusters: Fairy Tale Science." URBANA — When you first heard the story of "Jack and the Beanstalk," you probably didn't question the magic beans that sprout to the sky overnight, giants that make bread from human bones and a goose that lays golden eggs. read ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Champaign News-Gazette

Quotes

  1. "It's like a big beanstalk," Howard said. "You have got to chop ...... just kidding."
    on Nov 22, 2008 By: Dwight Howard Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. The Times' Patt Morrison described the object as "a three-pronged, serpentine, green bronze, hollow beanstalk topped by orange and yellow translucent lotuses which alternately lighted up and spouted water."
    on Nov 21, 2009 By: Patt Morrison Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "He will be like the giant in the beanstalk, and I'll be Jack, cutting him down," Molitor said.
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: Steve Molitor Source: Toronto Sun

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