14 More Accurate Names For Fruits & Veggies
There are a lot of fruits and vegetables out there, and each one has its own unique name. However, not all of these names are perfect. In fact, there are several fruits and vegetables that could definitely use a new name. Here are just a few examples:
- "Prickly pear" should be replaced with "spiky fruit". Prickly pear sounds like something you wouldn't want to eat, but spiky fruit sounds like it could be fun and interesting.
- "Rhubarb" should be replaced with "pie plant". Rhubarb sounds like something that would be bad for you, but the pie plant sounds delicious. Plus, it would be more accurate since rhubarb is often used in pies.
- "Kohlrabi" should be replaced with "cabbage turnip". Kohlrabi sounds like a disease, but cabbage turnip sounds like a healthy vegetable. And since kohlrabi is actually a type of cabbage, the new name would be more accurate as well.
So if you're ever feeling bored with the names of fruits and vegetables, just remember that some of them could definitely use a change. Who knows, maybe you'll even come up with…
The English language doesn't always make sense, and we at Cracked recognize that language is fluid and should be updated for better communication. So here are 15 suggestions for replacement names for common fruits and veggies.