Tuesday, July 1, 2008

ASTRINGENT

acidic
tart
pungent
sharp

(NB: this can be either a positive or a negative quality, depending on situation and circumstances)

14 comments:

Tyler Dawn said...

A cloth diaper that's been on WAAAAY too long

Katherine Gunn said...

Tyler - LOL!

Thinking - gotta run - I'll be back! :-)

Valorosa said...

Vinegar ... all kinds especially on my french fries.

Yum

CANADA is 141 years old today folks.

Fireworks tonight.

Tyler Dawn said...

Yeah, one thing I can't get used to is the idea of putting red sugar paste (aka ketchup) on perfectly good fries. Love that malt vinegar!

Erin said...

Limburger cheese.

Katherine Gunn said...

Smelling salts

Thankfully Broken said...

vomit, ick, ick

Mike said...

The tone of voice from a Nun with an unruly class

Katherine Gunn said...

LOL! I can see Maggie Smith as the Mother Superior in Sister Act right now.

jON said...

sea breeze

Erin said...

Jon - I was SO going to say Sea Breeze, but I couldn't find the website to link to (do they even make it anymore). Next time I'll just link to a picture, LOL.

Happy said...

haha - me too! totally the first thing i thought of...

well, since it's taken...

um. LEMONS.

Sara said...

the reagent room for a synthetic chem lab

Rob said...

Much as Tyler Dawn's answer burns in my nose even now, I have to give it to Mike, with an assist from Katherine Gunn; I can just hear Dame Maggie's interpretation on that one . . .