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eppur_se_muova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:44 PM
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'George Bush is like crusty potato' (actual BBC headline)
James Wannerton, president of the UK Synaesthesia Association, explains how the condition which "mixes the senses" affects his life.

He is speaking at a conference in Edinburgh where scientists and others with the condition are discussing the phenomenon.

For as long as I can remember, words, word sounds, musical instruments and certain ambient noises have produced involuntary bursts of taste on my tongue.

Texture and temperature also feature in this experience which is with me 24 hours a day. My dreams also contain tastes, and I am unable to turn it off.

Although predominant during my formative years, I never considered these invasive sensations to be abnormal. Tasting words seemed as natural as breathing.
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more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_a...
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El Pinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:46 PM
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1. In England, "knob" is slang for a penis...
...is "potato" some sort of slang for "piece of shit"?
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-29-08 03:52 PM
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2. He leaves a bad taste in my mouth too
A combination of gunpowder, crude oil, and sewer muck.
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