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Old 06-06-2016, 12:12 PM
Motorgirl Motorgirl is offline
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Banana phloem - tastes bitter to some people, not to others. I, for example, can't taste the bitterness. I am not sure if this is because of the PTC gene or not, but I cannot taste the purportedly bitter chemical they had us taste on paper sticks in high school genetics, nor at the Science Museum a few years ago.