This blog is all about the silly.
Unfortunate food names was inspired buy some Ghanian food in a jar called SHITO! Yes you heard me right, this food clearly wont travel well into English speaking countries “Shito in a Jar” would not be a top selling product.
This was a follow up to an old theory I had about “Why people don’t like eating vegetables.” based on vegetable names.
Think about the names of vegeterrorbles and you’ll see what I mean:
Leak – Leek
Po’tato – Poortato
Celary – Sell larry
Tomato – Toemato
Cucumber – Que’cum’ber
Peas – Pees
Lettice – Let Us.
Carrots – Car rots
Beetroot – Beat root
All of these are negatives as you can see.
Here is a list of unfortunate food names to tickle your fancy: