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Entry from May 18, 2023
“Quiche, because ‘egg pie’ sounds disgusting”

A quiche can be considered an egg pie, but it’s seldom called that.
     
“quiche….because ‘egg pie’ sounds disgusting” was posted on Twitter by Brandon Perdue on January 12, 2010. “quiche is an egg pie. egg pie sounds awful and therefore scotch eggs were invented” was posted on Twitter by Rich Bannister on October 22, 2012. “Quiche, because egg pie sounds disgusting” was posted on Twitter by Amy Flory on June 18, 2013. “Pie Day thoughts: ‘Do you think it’s called ‘quiche’ because ‘egg pie’ is too off-putting?’” was posted on Twitter by Michael Varrati on March 14, 2017.
     
“It’s called quiche because ‘egg pie’ sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary” was posted on Facebook by Ron Sullivan on June 19, 2019. “It’s called quiche because ‘egg pie’ sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary” was posted on Twitter by Gruuv on October 14, 2019. “It’s called quiche because ‘egg pie’ sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary” was posted on Twitter by Jason Jordan on December 27, 2019. It’s not known who originated this saying.
 
   
Wikipedia: Quiche
Quiche (/ˈkiːʃ/ KEESH) is a French tart consisting of pastry crust filled with savoury custard and pieces of cheese, meat, seafood or vegetables. A well-known variant is quiche Lorraine, which includes lardons or bacon. Quiche may be served hot, warm or cold.
     
Twitter   
Brandon Perdue
@bpermusic
quiche….because “egg pie” sounds disgusting
10:26 AM · Jan 12, 2010
   
Twitter
Rich Bannister
@richbannister
quiche is an egg pie. egg pie sounds awful and therefore scotch eggs were invented. Here ends todays history lesson
12:27 PM · Oct 22, 2012
   
Twitter
Amy Flory
@FunnyIsFamily
Quiche, because egg pie sounds disgusting.
4:48 PM · Jun 18, 2013
   
Twitter
Stephen Holcomb
@StephenHolcomb
Today I worked out, have a beard, and am going to eat egg pie…also known as quiche.  Egg pie sounds… http://instagram.com/p/n0PT0ZpFM9/
8:25 AM · May 10, 2014
   
Twitter
Felix
@itsopenhonest
Was the term quiche invented because “Egg pie” sounds like some sort of sex act? #eggpie #thehardquestions #TheHardyBoys #bluesclues
1:29 AM · Jan 22, 2015
   
Twitter
Matt Botting
@mpbotting
Quiche sounds tasty. Egg pie sounds gross.
12:52 PM · Apr 30, 2015
   
Twitter
Chad O’Connell
@ChadOConnellArt
@BatmanBrookeXoX what is quiche? Basically egg pie, sounds gross now that I’m explaining it
2:26 PM · Sep 28, 2015
   
Twitter
Mathew Gehret
@mgehret21
So what egg pie sounds so unappetizing we had to come up with the word quiche?? I dunno about that one #thanksFrance #ifitsevenFrench
12:03 AM · May 12, 2016
 
Twitter
Michael Varrati
@MichaelVarrati
Pie Day thoughts: “Do you think it’s called ‘quiche’ because ‘egg pie’ is too off-putting?”
5:47 PM · Mar 14, 2017
         
Twitter
kimberly Parsley
@ParsleyKS
Hubs Is making me a quiche for Mother’s Day. Son asked what a quiche was. Its an egg pie. Yeah, no wonder they call it a quiche. Egg pie sounds disgusting.
9:24 AM · May 13, 2018
 
Facebook
Ron Sullivan
June 19, 2019 at 12:44 PM ·
It’s called quiche because “egg pie” sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary.
 
Twitter
Gruuv
@gruuvster2001
It’s called quiche because “egg pie” sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary.
8:44 AM · Oct 14, 2019
   
Twitter
Jason Jordan
@jasoncomedy1
It’s called quiche because “egg pie” sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary.
10:20 PM · Dec 27, 2019 from Los Angeles, CA
   
Twitter
ECDeLauter
@FF_Litigator
Im pretty confident that quiche is only called quiche because “egg pie” sounds disgusting.
1:05 PM · Oct 17, 2020
     
Twitter
Lone Stranger
@Lonestranger0
They call it quiche because egg pie sounds disgusting.
9:43 PM · Dec 11, 2020
 
Twitter
Rebecca Bay
@rmbay
Do you think it’s called “quiche” because “egg pie” sounds gross?
6:49 PM · Apr 3, 2021
   
Twitter
JemBees 🐝🐝🐝
@jbea315
egg pie sounds disgusting and quiche sounds ✨fanci✨
6:49 PM · Feb 12, 2023
 
Twitter
🌈Lightbulb
@blob_of_light
It’s called “quiche” because “egg pie” sounds like something you’d look up on Urban Dictionary
8:28 AM · Mar 23, 2023
   
Twitter
Andreaa Purr
@AndreaaPurr
It’s called quiche because “egg pie” sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary.
12:41 AM · Apr 21, 2023
 
Twitter
AmeliaSicko
@AmeliaSicko
It’s called quiche because “egg pie” sounds like something you’d look up on urban dictionary.
9:04 PM · Apr 21, 2023

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