If you’ve read about California’s ban on foie gras, one word you should definitely force-feed your brain is gavage. Goose got your liver? 

Gavage is the method of force-feeding used to fatten an animal, typically poultry, for the purpose of enriching the liver. This does, in fact, make it tastier. After years of debate, the controversial practice looks to be at an end, at least in the Golden State.

Use today’s Word of the Day: Farewell To Foie Gras Lunch