Assume the (Lotus) Position, then Turn On Shower

Lotus pods for sale in Lopburi, Thailand

Lotus pods for sale in Lopburi, Thailand

 

One of the little quirks of the Thai language that I’ve always enjoyed was the fact that the word(s) for ‘shower head’ was the same as the word(s) for ‘lotus pod’.

 

I wonder why.

 

That word, BTW, and the word for any bean pod in the Thai language, is pronounced ‘f*ck’…

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