Fart, Go Away

January 7, 2010

I can never bring myself to say… gulp… eggplant.  It’s just such a weird and disgusting word.

It says nothing about the majesty of the aubergine, not is it logical as an aubergine neither resembles,  nor tastes like, egg.

In fact, the word aubergine has it’s origins in sanskrit and is derived from another word that literally means ‘fart, go away’.

I think I love it even more now.

The WordNerd has spoken.


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