What do you call one of these where you come from – a neep, a turnip, a swede or a rutabaga?
It’s most famous in Scotland as an indispensable part of the main meal at a Burns Supper – haggis, neeps and tatties (potatoes). But it’s the cause of much confusion when it comes to the different names people give it in different places.
In most parts of Scotland it’s a turnip. In much of the rest of the UK it’s called a swede – and the word “turnip” is used for the smaller, white vegetable with a purple top.Read more here