Just when you thought 2017 would end without any more ridiculousness, one U.K.-based grocer said, “Hold my beer.”
Marks & Spencer is now selling seedless avocados to help curb the epidemic of what doctors call “avocado hand.” Not only is there no pit, you can now eat the skin so there isn’t even a need to cut the thing open, saving people who can’t figure out how to cut an avocado from injury. That’s right. People have cut themselves so often while preparing avocados that the injury has it own name. Some folks on social media are very confused about the need for seedless avocados while others are just over babying a group of people who can’t slice an avocado. Here’s what the Internet had to say about these avocados.
The need to create seedless avocados to help people avoid injury is baffling the masses.
Makes you wonder how people in places like Ethiopia, where avocado has been produced & consumed daily, since forever, survived all these years. https://t.co/B6rEUk7BCJ
If you can’t be trusted to handle a knife, just ask a responsible friend to do it for you.
That sentiment is being echoed by others.
hey seedless avocados are great and all but ppl really need to learn how to cut an avocado properly. no one should be cutting their hands unless theyre not paying attention?? in which case, just stay away from knives in general
Some are even doing the labor of explaining how to safely slice an avo without losing an arm.
Seedless avocados? Really? ? It's not hard to cut an avocado without cutting your hand. You simply take the avo & place the knife in the middle & turn the avo in circular motion. Twist both sides& open.
Growing up Hispanic is just one of those things that not everyone get to enjoy. But for those of us who are on this wild rollercoaster, we know there is nothing better. Here are 28 tweets about #GrowingUpHispanic that are too real.
1. You could never stay at a friend’s house.
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Didn’t matter who they were. If your parents didn’t know their parents, it was case closed. However, it was just limited to that. Our parents just liked saying no because they probably thought we were eating bad food, like pizza, for dinner.
2. They are so dramatic when you just want to sit down for a second.
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You can help them clean all damn day but they are still going to hit you with the, “Nadie me aydua en este casa.” People wonder why we are so dramatic sometimes. Of they could spend one day at your house, they would figure it out.
3. Fake. Fruit.
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They were everywhere in the house. They were either magnets, wax fruit in a bowl, or plastic and hanging up in the kitchen. You definitely bit into more than one of these bad boys and realized too late that they were fake.
4. Your tías will always make you feel good on Facebook.
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I doesn’t matter what you post. Generic post about finals? They wish you all the luck in the world. Sad post about an ex? They’ll quickly comfort you and get you over them. Sexy af #OOTD pic? They can’t get over how beautiful you are.
5. They assume everyone you talk to is a potential mate.
CREDIT: @BeingJoni / Twitter
Seriously, guys. Why are we not allowed to talk to anyone without our parents assuming that we are going to be dating them soon. Can’t we just have friends?
6. There were never cookies in this thing.
CREDIT: @D_Garza10 / Twitter
It was either a sewing kit or a sewing kit. You knew after a certain age not to stick you hands in a cookie box without making sure there were indeed cookies in the box.
7. Yelling = Civilized Conversation
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It isn’t that we are mad at each other. Oh no. The opposite. We get louder the more into the conversation we get. While most people tend to speak faster when they get excited, we just get louder and louder and louder.
8. This man was better than the ice cream truck.
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Not that we ever had to choose. We ate a both establishments equally. It’s just that we tend to be more excited about one than the other. This man is worth chasing. The ice cream truck is one that you know will be back.
9. Our parents swear that their death is the only reason we should cry.
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Their favorite thing to say was that we will be out of tears before they die and we won’t be able to cry for them. They also told us not to cry for them when they die because who knows the real reason?
10. “Suavemente” is the most annoying and most entertaining song ever.
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You never want to hear it but once you do you can’t stop from dancing. Even if you are already outside in the car, you will stop, run back inside, and hit that dance floor harder than ever before.
11. Abuela was always there to have your back.
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She loved to stand up for you. She would never let your mom and dad lay a finger on you. After all, you are her precious little grandchild and she can’t bare to think of anything bad happening to you. Then she’d turn around and slip you a little cash to save up.
12. Loud music early on a Saturday morning meant it was going to be a long day.
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You never wanted to hear Celia Cruz blaring on a Saturday morning. If you heard her singing her songs, you knew that the rest of the day was going to spent cleaning and trying to avoid cleaning. Those Saturdays will always stick with you for better or for worse.
13. Cleaning was really the only thing our parents wanted from us.
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Doesn’t matter if your bored, tired, hungry, visiting, anything. If you were still breathing and had your eyes opened, you had time to clean. Sometimes you were cleaning right up until you fell asleep standing up leaning against the wall.
14. Kids birthday parties were for the adults to get hammered.
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Who else remembers their uncles getting lit when they were turning 9? It is a fond memory that every Latino has in their brain. Tbh, you are doing the same thing now at all the kids birthday parties you have to go to.
15. Everything is bilingual.
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Literally everything is bilingual. You have to sing Happy Birthday twice and you have to watch the news in Spanish with English subtitles. It is great because now you know Spanish and it is definitely helping you as an adult.
16. Did we already cover how much they like for us to clean?
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See. It’s no joke. The fact that our parents always want us cleaning is so prevalent that it is one of the most universally Latino things in existence.
If Walter Mercado was against whatever it was that you were saying, then it wasn’t happening. Everyone would sit around the tv every night and listen to all of the wisdom this man had to offer. He is literally your guiding compass.
21. The chancla is the most dangerous weapon you know.
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These things were like heat seeking boomerangs and mami was a master with them. She never really threw them. She would kick her foot and it made it’s way right to you like magic. There are some mysteries we will never figure out.
22. These bags are the trash bags.
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Why waste money on something you were just going to throw away? Instead, what you do is just save up all of your grocery bags and use them. Plastic was for regular trash and paper for recycling. This is something you definitely do as an adult.
23. The oven is just extra storage.
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You always had to check twice before turning on the oven because there was always stuff crammed in there. Unfortunately, you would realize too late sometimes so you had to juggle taking out out the stuff holding the uncooked dinner without dropping it.
24. These businesses had a different name.
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Sure, we all say these now as a joke but you know exactly what they mean. It was the only way you ever heard your parents or grandparents say that you were not getting any “MacDonal.”
25. The kitchen was the hottest room in the house.
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This is because mami was always cooking. Seriously. She cooked every meal and snack you ate growing up. Buying food on the go was a waste of money because why do that when there is stuff at the house.
26. You were never able to just get food on the way home.
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You spent more time looking at McDonalds from the car window than you spent in a McDonalds. Once you got to college you went all the time and mami definitely noticed. She just couldn’t help but to comment on your weight.
27. RBD was your life.
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You are singing the theme song in your head right now. Don’t lie. “Rebelde” is and will always be life. In fact, the rumor of more “Rebelde” coming soon probably made your week. Come through, Netflix!
28. Our parents had no sense of time.
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They always got lost in pointless conversations that lasted too long. like, damn. It doesn’t matter what that one aunt you don’t like wore to the baptism. Get over it.
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