A toad’s eye?

Today’s post is a great example of the eccentricities of language that make it so fun and fascinating! Have you ever heard the Spanish phrase “ojo de sapo”? Did you know what it means? Of course, literally, it means “eye of toad” or “toad’s eye”, but it also has another meaning…

ojo de sapomoonshine (as in homemade alcoholic beverages)

Really.

What’s the origin? Well, to be honest, we don’t now, but we’d love to find out, so drop us a comment if you know!