Nah, not the picture challenge! It is only a reference to the 1937 Gershwin song from Shall We Dance and the famous line from the duet between Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, “You like to-may-toes and I like to-mah-toes”, as today’s word is…tomato. The word comes from the Spanish tomate, which itself comes from the Aztec word tomatl, shortened from xitomatl, ‘plump thing with navel’ or ‘fat water with navel.‘ Of the same family as the poisonous Solanaceae, or nightshades, tomatoes were long thought to be toxic by Europeans when these fruits were first imported from the New World. That earned them the nickname ‘wolf peach’ as nightshade was allegedly an ingredient in witches’ brew to turn men into werewolves. Thankfully, at some point people accepted that they were not dangerous and tomatoes are now used in many staple dishes around the world. I like them best fresh off the vine or raw with a little bit of salt, myself. They are not in-season if you grow your own produce but can be found year-round, so post your picture on FB and/or IG, #2017PhotoChallenge.