Actually, at least that was an educated question. Sometimes it's hard to tell, especially when they're in the plastic bags and you can't smell them.
We've has perplexed looks followed by "...what is this?" for artichokes, tomatillos, jalapenos, serranos, endive, nappa cabbage, bok choy, asparagus...
How exciting! May have to get those kids to teach their parents! LOL!