Avocado

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Today’s lesson is about AVOCADO Enjoy!

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  1. Neuroway says:

    The heuristic which tends towards viewing our visible universe as a 93 billion light years wide balloon designed to recycle old carcasses into brand new fresh born babies is minimalist to the bone, extremely simplistic, childish, foolish and frivolous, not to say squarely stupid. In other words, it doesn’t cut it.

  2. Gilles Crépeau says:

    GINSENG IS ALSO A VERY GOOD APHRODISIAC,AND VITAMIN E AS WELL.BUT DON’T TAKE TOO MANY APHRO IF YOU ARE IN SOLO,IT WILL EXCITE YOU FOR NOTHING.

  3. Anonymous says:

    whoops! .. almost forgot about hotforwords again.

    So, how is the ol’ bird doing then?

  4. Neuroway says:

    “Marionettes are an excellent alternative to politicians.” 
    - Comte Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck light remix 2012

    • l-p-r says:

      I often ask myself what advantages our ‘good society possesses over that of the
      ‘savages’ and find, the more I see of their customs, that we have no right to
      look down upon them. . . We have no right to blame them for their forms and
      superstitions which may seem ridiculous to us. We ‘highly educated people’ are
      much worse, relatively speaking. . . Franz Boas to Marie Krackowizer, December
      23, 1883. Franz Boas’ Baffin Island Letter-Diary, 1883-1884, edited by
      Herbert Cole (1983:33).

  5. Which came first. the chicken or the avacado?

    • l-p-r says:

      You scared me thinking, when family history tells; when a whole dozen got dropped before being incubated!   Dream incubation,
      practiced technique of learning to “plant a seed” in your mind for a specific
      dream topic to occur …  

  6. The link to this lesson is tinyurl.com/hfw124..

  7. l-p-r says:

    Some purported aphrodisiacs gain their reputation from the principles of sympathetic magic,
    for example oysters, due to their shape…source:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aphrodisiac  

      An aphrodisiac is an agent which acts on the mind and causes the arousal of the mood of sexual desire.….      The crew behind Street Angel hits the ghetto with the Afrodisiac     know the pun intended     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afrodisiac

  8. Neuroway says:

    “Only the very few people who really care about you will sincerely lecture you on how you should behave. You, yes you (and you, you and you too) should listen to them all right?. You should not pee in the street, you should wash regularly, you should change your pair of socks every day, you should dress before you go in the street, all right? You should also learn to pronounce the words of your language decently so you don’t sound like a chimp with a hot potato in the mouth when you speak. You should learn to spell right, even if you’re just an insignificant unilingual linguistic mistake. You should learn to brush your teeth at least once a day and use dental floss too. You should wash your hands regularly, before and after eating anything. But not YOU all right? YOU, oh, yes YOU I say, YOU, oh YOU, YOU YOU YOU, yes YOU are an extremely pitiful, sad case of narcissistic mess, so you should go lock your sorry silly self in a bathroom and admire it in a mirror and talk to yourself all day long, that’s the best option you can hope to pursue. OK! Enough said about the people who really care about you. Those who don’t care about you don’t give a damn. You’ll leave them totally indifferent. Or perchance you will be insulted by them, they will hate you, send you to hell, bully you or LTAO at you. Or in the worst case scenario they won’t even bother to talk to you. They will beat the crap out of you and crush you like a worm if you ever get in their way. Understood?”
    -The Metaphysic Lectures of Dr. Bob L. Dickhaedson, Ph.D. in sociology

  9. Anonymous says:

    Windows XP was developed by Greeks for Egyptians.  (That’s why they called it “Windows chi rho.”)

  10. Neuroway says:

    “The best way to get to know a foreigner is to get that foreigner to dance to the beat of a foreign tune.”

  11. seesixcm6 says:

    Dear Marina, I’m recovering from the delight of seeing another video from you about a word.  And no, they don’t use frogs to make guacamole; it’s mostly avocadoes.  I really missed seeing videos from you and I hope you will make the next one very soon.  SeesixCM6

  12. Anonymous says:

     ***Word requests: more Nahuatl***
    [chocolate]
    [tomato]

    • l-p-r says:

      Peyote   ( /pəˈjoʊti/; from the Nahuatl word peyotl), ..indigenous words of food… straining! 

      The English word potato comes from Spanish patata (the name used
      in Spain). The Spanish Royal Academy says the Spanish
      word is a compound of the Taino batata (sweet potato) and the Quechua papa
      (potato).[  sourced:     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potato  The potato was first domesticated in the region of modern-day southern Peru and extreme northwestern Bolivia. This event took place between the years 8000 BC and 5000 BC.  [][]Following the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire, the Spanish
      introduced the potato to Europe in the second half of the 16th century. The
      staple was subsequently conveyed by European mariners to territories and ports
      throughout the world. The potato was slow to be adopted by distrustful European
      farmers, but soon enough it became an important food staple and field crop that
      played a major role in the European 19th century population boom.[][]  China is now the world’s largest potato-producing country, and nearly a third of
      the world’s potatoes are harvested in China and India…    Hijmans, Robert
      (2001). “Global distribution of the potato crop”. [American Journal
      of Potato Research] 78 (6): 403–12. doi:10.1007/BF02896371 

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-R1D5AOqfw  native Nahuatl (Aztec) language. Song thanking the Creator for all that we have…

    • l-p-r says:

      Marina, aka  “Also known as”, hotforwords…   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMeAGy1VPRk  killer tomatos …..Uploaded by hotforwords on Jul 8,
      2008 ….The word “tomato” comes from the Nahuatl word tomatl, literally “the
      swelling fruit”.[ 

      You like potatoes
      And I like potatoes
      You like tomatoes
      And I like
      tomatoes
      Potatoes, potatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes
      Let’s call the whole thing
      off …   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dnf5HnW8C4E    So if you go for oysters
      And I go for oysters
      I’ll order oysters and
      cancel the oysters
      For we know we need each other
      So we’d better call the
      calling off, off
      Let’s call the whole thing off

        ..2cents on your dollar/buck!

  13. Anonymous says:

    Since lawyers are not sexy, the Mexicans went back to calling avocados “aguacates.”

    Hey Marina, maybe you can do the next lesson on “huevos.” :-D

  14. Anonymous says:

    Sooo…contrary to popular misconception, it does NOT take 6.02 x 10^23 avocados to make guaca-mole, all chemistry jokes aside.

  15. Anonymous says:

    OK, I’ll settle for 4th place.  More later.
    Evan

  16. Anonymous says:

    Welcome back teacher.

  17. l-p-r says:

    I love pineapples for that horny question! 

    GOOD JOB MARINA!
    ..the hot word woman is back…  100% smIlEs/SMiLeS  :-)   

       flowers  …and more flowers…..

  18. Neuroway says:

    “The logic of the heart is absurd.”
        - Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse (1732-1776)

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