black hairy tongue
WHAT!?! I start choking on my green tea as it drips out my nose, chucking, she has to be making this up. She is a drama queen, like me.
she repeats: Black Hairy Tongue
I am laughing my ass off and this point.
We look it up on the Internet, its for real.
Wikipedia:Black hairy tongue refers to a number of conditions of humans and animals that cause the tongue to become unusually dark and/or hairy in appearance.
Black hairy tongue in humans is a harmless condition caused by a fungus which grows on the top surface of the tongue. It is associated with the elderly, as well as with antibiotic use. It is more commonly seen in tobacco smokers. While black is the most common color associated with the condition other colors are also possible.
Not for the squeamish...here is a picture:
We have decide that if this ever happens to us, we have a suicide pact. Just in case, you know.