Her studio audience immediately responded with a loud round of applause.
“I can’t believe how many of you know what that is,” she said.
The daytime talk show host then went on to explain that 420 is code for smoking weed.
Most people aren’t quite sure why 420 is synonymous with smoking weed, but marijuana smokers around the world have embraced the term. Every year, people celebrate by indulging in some herbal goodness on April 20.
DeGeneres then went on to talk about a book called “Scratch and Sniff Book of Weed.” She explained that people are “very upset” by the book because it looks like it’s marketed to children.
And with that, DeGeneres came up with marijuana versions of a few popular children’s books — and let’s just say, they’re pretty fire.