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Unless you’ve been studying, chances are you won’t know many of these random food facts about certain foods, guaranteed to make you go “huh?”

1. The thingamajig

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While there are other theories, according to some, the name “chimichanga” is the Spanish equivalent of “thingamajig.”

2. To-may-to-to-ma-to

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Despite being the mainstay of Italian cuisine, tomatoes aren’t actually native to Italy, having been introduced from South America.

3. Green strawberries

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You know those Haribo green gummy bears? Well, those aren’t lime or green apple flavored. Those are strawberry.

4. What’s ‘taters, precious?

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Did you know that potatoes are actually 80 percent water and 20 percent solid?

5. Say ‘cheese’

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To stop it sticking together, some shredded cheese has cellulose, which is made from – wait for it – sawdust.

6. No fur

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While most allergists consider the almond a tree nut, it is actually from the plum family, along with the apricot, cherry, peach, and nectarine.

7. That’s berry interesting

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In a botanical sense, both strawberries and raspberries aren’t actually berries.

8. Get out

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While strawberries and raspberries aren’t berries, bananas are. The same goes for eggplants, grapes, and oranges, too.

9. Garden of Eden

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In many varieties of fruit, the seeds, pips, and stones contain small amounts of cyanide. But you’re unlikely to swallow enough to put yourself in danger.

10. Lollipop lollipop

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You don’t eat lollipops as much as you’re just swallowing flavored-saliva.

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