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Old 23 June 2012, 07:01 AM
fitz1980 fitz1980 is offline
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Roald Dahl really did write an raunchy adult book called "My Uncle Oswald in 1979." But both the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and the movie adaptation "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" predate the publication of that book.

Hence it's not a dirty joke slipped into a kids' film. It's use in "My Uncle Oswald" is a dirty reference to a fictional fruit name that he created years earlier & and I believed used in at least one other story.

Plus even in-universe it could make sense. People use food items as slang terms for "private parts" all of the time in the real world. Melons, bananas, clams, huevos (the Spanish word for eggs, but in slang terms also means testicles.)
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