Cooking With Emoji: We're Taking Eggplant Back From The Bros

April 10, 2015 2:58 PM

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Cooking With Emoji: We're Taking Eggplant Back From The Bros

Last week, Amanda Hess at Slate laid out the evolution of a situation truly distressing to our food-loving hearts: Over the last couple of years, it seems, the purple, elongated eggplant found on the emoji keyboard on smartphones "has risen to become America's dominant phallic fruit."

As the music producer Diplo told Billboard earlier this year, the eggplant emoji is now "code for stuff" — male "stuff," that is. (It's also apparently his favorite emoji for this very reason.) And if you were to check out the hashtag #EggplantFridays (which we don't recommend), well, the last thing...

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