"Mango" for Green Peppers

Elizabeth J. Pyatt ejp10 at PSU.EDU
Wed Oct 9 12:08:37 UTC 2002


I was remembering that my mother from Eastern Pennsylvania used to
call green peppers "mangos". Her friend from Indiana did the same,
and I have also heard that it was used in Ohio.

Does anyone know the origin of this use of "mango"?

Thank you in advance

Elizabeth J. Pyatt, Ph.D.
Instructional Designer
Education Technology Services, TLT
Penn State University
ejp10 at psu.edu, (814) 865-0805

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University Park, PA 16801

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