I’m touched. Thank you for remembering my birthday! Sure, my birthday was actually two months ago, but thank you for remembering that I have a birthday at all. The card you sent was great, along with the request for a loan until next Monday. That’s called “multi-tasking” and it is beautiful… As for your lovely […]

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Taste: Bad and Otherwise

There are five taste components: Salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami. Umami was added recently because, without it, food scientists would have to concede that most Japanese food doesn’t taste like food. ֍ The tongue’s taste buds can detect millions of different combinations of flavors. Not bad for something that does most of its work […]

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