pandemo (pandemo) wrote,
pandemo
pandemo

Adam's Walnut



Quick, before reading any further, decide to what body part the Spanish la nuez de Adán refers...

La nuez is used in a surprising way to replace a different fruit in English:

la nuez de Adán

Adam’s apple

Maybe it's just the hour of the night, but I just howled over that!
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