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~ Saturday, January 18, 2003
MELONS, MANGOS, MORRIS MARINAS!*
16 strange spokes of the Aroma Wheel:
7 Burnt Match
8 Wet Dog
9 Filter Pad
10 Wet Cardboard
13 Soy Sauce
15 Burnt Toast
The Aroma Wheel, used by wine experts to describe the smell of wine, is divided up into 10 categories (fruity, woody etc), each of which is sub-divided (eg citrus, berry) and sub-divided again into around 100 scents. These are some of the less likely ones.
*This being the caption to an old Private Eye cartoon of a Jilly Goolden type sniffing a glass of plonk.