It may well be that every day is chocolate day for you – it certainly is for me – but July 7 is more officially Chocolate Day, and gives us an excuse to (a) wolf down several bars for breakfast and (b) have a look at some quotations connected with chocolate. Curiously enough, they mostly use chocolate as a negative comparison – either the bilious feeling which comes after a little too much indulgence in chocolate, or the lack of structural integrity in chocolate products.
We’ve also looked at chocolate in previous blog posts. Is there a word to describe how you eat chocolate? Find out… And finally, to celebrate Chocolate Day in style, you can learn ten facts relating to the word chocolate, and how our favourite treat has contributed to the English language.
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