November 17, 2003

history lesson of the moment

Inspired by (if not wholly stolen from) Crystal.

“The avocado is a New World fruit the Aztecs called ahuacatl (“testicle”) from the Nahuatl language, referring to its shape.”

and

“Guacamole literally means ‘avocado sauce.'”

Follow me on this one. If avocado means “testicle” and Gucamole means “avocado sauce” then Guacamole translates literally as…

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