Because of their skins rough texture, E. coli has been shown to multiply on the surface of cantaloupe, and therefor transfer from the husk to the fruit itself. As a result of this, “Cantaloupe’s always in the top five of fresh fruits and vegetables for outbreaks.”
Red tape is named after the color of the tape used to bind the most important administrative dossiers that required immediate discussion.
Brock Harrison was replaced in Pokémon under fear that people might find his eyes racist. In other words, Brock wasn’t black.
The role of Switch in the Matrix was (apparently) intended to be played by two actors: a male one in the real world, and a female one in the Matrix. Warner Brothers “refined” the into into a single androgynous female character.
When a language is developing, the terms for colours always come in the same order: white and black (light/dark), red, yellow or green, blue, brown, and then orange, pink, purple and grey.