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Avocado

What is the connection between an avocado, a lawyer and a testicle?

Nahuatl, a group of Uto-Aztecan languages, offers avocado as to represent the fruit as well as a testicle, probably drawing from the shape resemblance.

Where does the lawyer come from? No one knows. The roots- advocate and avocado, are indeed similar and the word itself is used for both meanings is Spanish, ever since 1763.

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Written by Victoria Sheinkin

Victoria Sheinkin is a writer, content editor, translator and chief editor for UnusedWords.com. Speaking three and a half languages, she holds two BAs from the Tel Aviv university- Communication and jounalism, English literature and linguistics.

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