I’ve been cogitating about what ‘tasteful’ really means – thinking about ‘tasteful’ Christmas decorations, in particular. It’s pretty obvious to me what ‘distasteful’ might be, but I’m not sure about ‘tasteful.’ They don’t seem to me to be opposites, in today’s English, at any rate, and ‘untasteful’ somehow doesn’t sound right. 315 more words
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*** Author note*** The following post was intended for Tequilatudes “sister blog” Afterparty, which is designated for poetry and fiction and darker tales. Accidentally I posted this piece on Tequilatudes.
Meat holds few surprises in regards to toxins, not so for plants. The diversity of toxins puts selective pressure on animals and this study correlates the number of copies of bitter taste receptor gene with amount of plant in the diet. 166 more words