fa·la·phil·i·a (n.)Background on the sexual harassment suit filed by a former subordinate of the famed Fox News anchor here: Link. BoingBoing reader Anna wonders if the whole debacle might be more accurately described as a case of Batata Harrahssment. I don't know, but get ready for lots of bad puns on good food.
1. Obsessive fascination with ground spiced chickpeas shaped into balls and fried.
2. Erotic attraction to or sexual contact with garbanzo beans, coriander, and cumin.
3. An abnormal fondness for being in the presence of middle eastern foods. Also called taboulehmania, hummulingus.
4. Sexual contact with or erotic desire for a falafel.
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