It’s not clear when the eggplant emoji first launched into our collective sexual imagination.
The Unicode Consortium, which sets global standards for characters so that they can work across various operating systems, incorporated emoji into its Unicode Standard in 2010; Apple began outfitting American i Phone software with easily-accessible emoji keyboards in 2011.
When nude photographs of Chris Brown leaked online in January, the gossip site Media Take Out tagged them “EGGPLANT PICS.” And when a Chinese panda named Lu Lu broke the record for longest panda sex session this week, an observer on Twitter described the feat as “giving panda eggplant.” The Instagram account @eggplant has posted just one innocent photo of the fruit, and amassed 1,500 tittering comments from browsers in the know.
(“Big as mine,” one male commenter weighed in.) When The actual squat, pear-shaped fruit found in the typical American produce aisle does not scream “stuff.” But the eggplant emoji that pops up on i Phone keyboards—it’s nestled between a roasted sweet potato and a tomato—is an elongated, almost muscular specimen.
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and accused his significant other, Erin Rodgers, of being sextually untrue. Even the eggplant that some people refer to as male genitalia.” Move over, banana: The eggplant has risen to become America’s dominant phallic fruit.