today I learned Europeans brought onions to North America in the 1600s thinking it was a rare and special thing and then found onions growing and being used all over by tribes and communities lol

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“I have this cool vegetable. You’ve probably never heard of it.”

“What is it?”

“Onion, it’s like a stinky friend that’s also sweet and spicy depending”

“Yeah buddy we got hundreds of those”

@alex for once I can't fault the Europeans because there shouldn't be a corner of the earth where you can't get onions

@alex like...dogs, pigs and onions seems like a non-negotiable base of species to make a place worth inhabiting

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"Yeah those go well with tomatoes we find"

"Hold up, with what?"

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