Today I learned of the Parsley massacre when Domincan forces killed as many as 35,000 Haitians. Few bullets were used – instead, Haitians were bludgeoned and bayonetted, then herded into the sea, where sharks finished what the soliders had began. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
Today I learned about the Parsley Massacre, in which Dominican soldiers identified and killed thousands of Haitian migrants based on their pronunciation of the Spanish word for parsley. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
The well-known phenomenon of "garlic breath" is allegedly alleviated by eating fresh parsley. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gar…
Japanese performance artist Mao Sugiyama cooked his genitals with mushrooms and parsley, and served it to 5 individuals that had paid 100,000 yen each. Japanese authorities were notified but chose not to act, as cannibalism is not illegal in Japan. huffingtonpost.ca/2012/05…
There’s an herb named culantro, not to be confused with cilantro, that is related to parsley and cilantro/coriander. It is native to Mexico and Central & South America, but is used throughout the world for its culinary & medicinal properties, and is said to taste like a stronger cilantro. wikipedia.org/wiki/Eryngi…
Salt and pepper are regarded as the two most important seasonings because the notoriously picky eater Louis XIV banned the use of all eastern spices beyond salt, pepper, and parsley. gizmodo.com/how-salt-and-…
Broccoli, parsley, brussel sprouts, and red bell peppers all contain more vitamin C per 100g serving than oranges. Chili peppers contain 400 percent more. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vit…
Italians are "horrified" by the spaghetti bolognese served in the the rest of the world. The Italian original uses wider noodles than spaghetti, and the sauce only has meat, vegetables, wine, milk, and tomatoes; no oregano, basil, parsley, or garlic. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Today I learned of the parsley massacre (el corte). Dominican Republic soldiers killed thousands of Haitians when they could not correctly pronounce the spanish word for parsley (perejil). nytimes.com/2016/01/17/ma…
Dictatorial henchmen in 1930s Dominican Republic used subjects' pronunciation of the Spanish word for parsley to determine whether they would live or die. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
Dominican Republic's Trujillo used the word perejil (parsley) to distinguish Haitians from Afro-Dominicans, as the 'r' was difficult to pronounce for Haitians. This led to the Parsley Massacre, killing 17-35,000 Haitians over six days. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dom…
In 1937 Dominican soldiers asked dark-skinned people to pronounce "perejil" (parsley), killing those who did so with a French inflection because it indicated Haitian origin. theguardian.com/commentis…
Carrots were originally grown for their aromatic leaves and seeds like their close relatives: parsley, cilantro, fennel, dill, and cumin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
In 1937, Dominican President Rafael Trujillo ordered the execution of the Haitian population.Soldiers would hold up a sprig of parsley, ask "What is this?", and assume that those who could not pronounce the Spanish word perejil were Haitian and thus were executed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
Hemlock, a well known herbal poison, is in the same family, Apiaceae, as some widely used vegetables and herbs, such as carrots and parsley britannica.com/EBchecked/…
Parsley can cause an abortion webmd.com/vitamins-supple…
The eight juices in V8 are tomato, spinach, celery, carrot, beet, lettuce, watercress and parsley. v8juice.com/Benefits_V8.a…
In 1937, the Dominican Republic murdered 20,000 Haitians for being unable to say 'perejil' - parsley. web.archive.org/web/20070…
Nutmeg, parsley and dill can kill your dog even in small doses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myr…
On October 2, 1937, a five-day massacre of thousands of Haitians living on the border with the Dominican republic began. Soldiers would hold up a sprig of parsley and those who could not pronounce the spanish word "perejil" "properly" would be slaughtered. ling.upenn.edu/courses/Fa…
After the Parsley Massacre in which more than 20000 Haitian civilians lost their lives at the hands of Dominican forces the surviving Haitians received 2 cents per victim in compensation en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…

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