Sat, 17 May 2008 02:18:03 PDT
I have a very good sense of smell and can roll my tongue,but don't care too 
much for the scent of Fritillaria imperialis nor the similar scent of 
Phuopsis stylosa.They just too much remind me of foxes!
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From: "Judy Glattstein" <>
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Sent: Friday, May 16, 2008 2:11 PM
Subject: [pbs] Scent

>I like the scent of Fritillaria imperialis. My husband finds it
> unpleasant. But then I also like butyl mercaptan (skunk) if not fresh
> application - did have a de-scented skunk for a house pet for 5 years.
> I also do not detect fragrance from Tulbaghia simmleri (= T. fragrans).
> Isn't there some correlation between the ability to taste a certain
> flavor (as Lee Poulsen mentioned) and the ability to curl the sides of
> your tongue to form a sort of tube?
> And when my cat comes indoors on a cold winter day is there some scent
> of "cold" that clings to his fur for a few moments, or is it my 
> imagination.
> Judy in New Jersey where the rainy morning is intensifying the scent of
> fresh green growth.
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