Fellow Dictionary.com Word of the Day subscribers might recall Saturday’s word, pica. It covers a few meanings, but the first detailed abnormal non-food cravings common among pregnant women. I asked my twice-mothered girlfriend if she ever experienced a pica. She hadn’t but mentioned ladies she knew who felt urges to eat dirt, chalk—even dishwasher detergent—during pregnancy. Unfortunately H. Duff’s preggo snack of choice isn’t nearly as exciting but at least its fit to consume.
Duff appeared on Good Morning America today to chat up her new book Devoted and you know, some baby stuff. Hop ahead to 2:10 for the shocking munchie her fetus demands.
Red Hots. That’s all. Red Hots. But aren’t you glad you just learned a new word? Also, pica’s second definition: “A brown-speckled European lark, Alauda arvensis, famed for its melodious song.”
What’s the weirdest pregnancy cravings you’ve heard of or experienced? [via Celebuzz]