Turnips or Swedes

Same question crops up every Burns Night, I grew up eating large field turnips, purplish skin and orange inside and used to carve them out at Halloween. Ones you get in supermarkets nowadays that are called swedes are minute in size and bland in taste.
08:27 Thu 26th Jan 2012
 
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Brownish outside, Orange inside Swedes; white/purple outside, white inside turnips. South of England/East Anglia
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Orange flesh - swede . Smaller and white flesh - turnip. (Yorkshire)!

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