…between myself and the vegan IT guy at work:

 

Me: Morning, David!

 

David: Morning!

 

Me: So, you took a break from bananas and are now eating what appears to be the world’s largest strawberry.

 

David: It’s not a berry. It’s a pluot.

 

Me: A what?

 

David: It’s a pluot. Funny name, but it’s a cross between an apricot and a plum.

 

Me: Well that’s a dumb combination name. Aprilum would have worked better. Or maybe not. They shouldn’t have combined those two fruits. There’s not an adequate combination name.

 

David: Yeah, dumb name. But it’s good.

 

Me: Pluot sounds medical.

 

David: How’s that?

 

Me: You know, as in “Damn, would you look at the size of the pluot I just removed from that patient’s back!”

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