Did You Know...
The Aztecs used
avocados as a sexual stimulant.
making the passage to the Americas knew avocados as MIDSHIPMAN'S
BUTTER because they liked to spice up their shipboard provisions
with a rich, guacamole-like substance.
once called the avocado an ALLIGATOR PEAR because they could
not pronounce the Spanish word for avocado, "aguacate,"
which is a derivative of the Aztec word, "ahuacatl."
of the word avocado is a corruption of the Spanish word "aguacate."
The form AVOCADO was first used by Sir Henry Sloane in 1669....