A phenomenon described by the sudden and rapid transference of wasabi from the inside of someone's mouth to their eye. Causes inflamation and redness of the eye.
Also known to cause a flailing of limbs, and expletive phrases to shoot forth from the subject's mouth in panic.
Subject: "I was crunching wasabi peas and one just shot out of my mouth into my eye! Fuck!"
Observer: "The Wasabi Effect in practice. Go wash your eye out."