April 17, 2006
One time I was eating a burrito and realized I had bitten off a piece of the tinfoil in which it was wrapped. I quickly expelled the metallic shred from my mouth only to find out it was a piece of cilantro. A bit later in life as I was eating another burrito wrapped in tin foil I had the same experience. Becasue the first episode was so ingrained in my emotional memory, this time I realized it was the cilantro and tried to swallow it down as fast as possible, but as I did I realized it did not break down under the weight of my chewing - it was in fact a piece of tin foil.
That's when I realized that eating cilntro and chewing on tin foil were in fact the same experience.