So, at Time, there used to be a fat guy everyone called the ‘Horny Avocado.’

What would now be considered sexual harassment was a subject of anecdotes rather than outrage; one editor, a man with an unfortunate shape and a reputation for chasing researchers around his desk, was known, behind his back, as the Horny Avocado.

via Personal History: Calvin Trillin on Working at Time Magazine : The New Yorker.

 

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