The other day at work, during the normal conversational pauses, I learned something that I found truly shocking.
It seems that most of the country refers to Brazil nuts as "Nigger Toes". I was shocked as person after person casually said, "yeah, that's what they're called."
My boss was at a loss when asked if he knew another name for a Brazil nut. He didn't know what a Brazil nut was and finally asked, "Do you mean Nigger Toes?"
Everyone seemed to know this, other than myself. From Colorado, to Texas, to Minnesota, to Illinois to California the answers were the same and casually stated. In fairness, I don't think many of my co-workers actually use this term. Most attributed it to what was said in their home growing up.
Finally our sales V.P. who hails from Pennsylvania had the same reaction as I did. We agreed that if we ever even said that in our own home our mothers would have slapped us so fast we wouldn't have had time to duck.
How many of you are familiar with this term and how many heard it used in your home growing up?