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20 Food Names From Other Countries That Sound Totally Dirty

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Maybe there’s something lost in translation, but some of these international foods just sound dirty.

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20. Coq Au Vin (Cock With Wine)

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It’s a French dish made with rooster… aka, cock. They use adult cocks, because it’s important to make sure you’re getting a big cock so it’s nice and tender.

It’s a French dish made with rooster… aka, cock. They use adult cocks, because it’s important to make sure you’re getting a big cock so it’s nice and tender.

19. Whore’s Eggs

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It’s another name the wacky Japanese give to Uni, or sea urchin roe. It’s used in sushi and many people have enjoyed putting whore’s eggs in their mouth.

It’s another name the wacky Japanese give to Uni, or sea urchin roe. It’s used in sushi and many people have enjoyed putting whore’s eggs in their mouth.

18. Spotted Dick

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It’s a spongy cake/pudding popular in Britain. It’s often enjoyed with custard because nothing goes better with Spotted Dick like something white and creamy.

It’s a spongy cake/pudding popular in Britain. It’s often enjoyed with custard because nothing goes better with Spotted Dick like something white and creamy.

17. Jussipussi

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This Finnish bread is a great way to get the main course going. They’re best this way because having them dry just won’t let things get started.

This Finnish bread is a great way to get the main course going. They’re best this way because having them dry just won’t let things get started.

16. Kumquat

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It’s a small citrus fruit often used in jelly. People often say it has an acquired flavor, less salty than expected, however it’s best if swallowed quickly.

It’s a small citrus fruit often used in jelly. People often say it has an acquired flavor, less salty than expected, however it’s best if swallowed quickly.

15. Turkish Cemen

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Made with crushed nuts, cheese, spices and other ingredients, cemen is usually enjoyed for breakfast. Many people enjoy starting their day with a belly full of cemen.

Made with crushed nuts, cheese, spices and other ingredients, cemen is usually enjoyed for breakfast. Many people enjoy starting their day with a belly full of cemen.

14. Bushmill’s Black Bush

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Technically a brand name, Irish whiskey lovers will want to get their lips on some Black Bush. Try it and you may never want to go back.

Technically a brand name, Irish whiskey lovers will want to get their lips on some Black Bush. Try it and you may never want to go back.

13. Head Cheese

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Mainly found in Eastern European cuisine, it’s not cheese at all. It’s parts of sheep, pig, or calf head chopped up and bound in gelatin. Many people think head cheese is regular sandwich meat and can only tell it’s head cheese when it gets in their mouth unexpectedly.

Mainly found in Eastern European cuisine, it’s not cheese at all. It’s parts of sheep, pig, or calf head chopped up and bound in gelatin. Many people think head cheese is regular sandwich meat and can only tell it’s head cheese when it gets in their mouth unexpectedly.

12. Virgin’s First Time

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Chinese restaurants have been serving this dish made up of fried chicken legs covered in a red sauce. Just wait for it, you’ll get it in a second.

Wait for it…

There it is.

Chinese restaurants have been serving this dish made up of fried chicken legs covered in a red sauce. Just wait for it, you’ll get it in a second.

Wait for it…

There it is.

11. Cock-a-leekie Soup

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A Scottish soup made from rooster and leeks, it’s important to slurp the broth quickly. Nobody likes Cock-a-leekie dribbling down their chin. It’s just not polite.

A Scottish soup made from rooster and leeks, it’s important to slurp the broth quickly. Nobody likes Cock-a-leekie dribbling down their chin. It’s just not polite.

10. Clapshot

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Many people have a burning desire for this Scottish side dish, it’s made by mixing numerous anonymous ingredients without anything between them. Many folks go out for a clapshot after a long weekend.

Many people have a burning desire for this Scottish side dish, it’s made by mixing numerous anonymous ingredients without anything between them. Many folks go out for a clapshot after a long weekend.

9. Finger Marie

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Somewhere in Europe, someone named Marie is having an awesome weekend thanks to this brand of cookie.

Somewhere in Europe, someone named Marie is having an awesome weekend thanks to this brand of cookie.

8. Capezzoli de Venere (Nipples Of Venus)

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This Italian confection made from chocolate, ganache, and blood orange zest can be enjoyed in either dark, rich chocolate — or creamy white. They’re good enough that you’ll want to milk them for days.

This Italian confection made from chocolate, ganache, and blood orange zest can be enjoyed in either dark, rich chocolate — or creamy white. They’re good enough that you’ll want to milk them for days.

7. Rape Leaf

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Kidding aside, the Rapeseed plant is an actual thing. The leaves are a popular vegetable and rapeseed oil is used worldwide — wisely renamed “canola oil.”

Kidding aside, the Rapeseed plant is an actual thing. The leaves are a popular vegetable and rapeseed oil is used worldwide — wisely renamed “canola oil.”

6. Creamy White Finishing Sauce

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No European meal is complete without creamy white finishing sauce all over your face.

No European meal is complete without creamy white finishing sauce all over your face.

5. Toad In The Hole

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This British favorite pushes sausages deep into the moist, soft Yorkshire pudding. It’s important not to push the sausages too deep, since it might tear the inside of the pudding.

This British favorite pushes sausages deep into the moist, soft Yorkshire pudding. It’s important not to push the sausages too deep, since it might tear the inside of the pudding.

4. Pee Cola

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Maybe they listen to a lot of R. Kelly in Ghana, because this flavor of soda is pretty popular there.

Maybe they listen to a lot of R. Kelly in Ghana, because this flavor of soda is pretty popular there.

3. Jerk Sausage

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This Jamaican classic is made from Jerked cock (chicken) that’s pushed into sausage. Many people don’t enjoy jerked sausage in public, and prefer having their Jerk at home.

This Jamaican classic is made from Jerked cock (chicken) that’s pushed into sausage. Many people don’t enjoy jerked sausage in public, and prefer having their Jerk at home.

2. Bangers & Mash

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The British/Irish pub favorite puts firm sausage in the soft mashed potatoes, moistened by the juices of the sausage and gravy. A little bangers and mash is great after a few pints, as you’re often in the mood for a little mashing.

The British/Irish pub favorite puts firm sausage in the soft mashed potatoes, moistened by the juices of the sausage and gravy. A little bangers and mash is great after a few pints, as you’re often in the mood for a little mashing.

1. Fish Balls

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Come to Southeast Asia, stay for the big, firm, fish balls in your mouth.

Come to Southeast Asia, stay for the big, firm, fish balls in your mouth.