6/26/2003

Watching the news this morning, I discovered that a breakthrough in research has led scientists to identify the taste of peanuts with the same chemicals that kill a couple of dozen people with nut allergies every year - apparently the taste is the result of chemicals generated during the roasting process. Further, the chemicals produced are the result of 'the peanut's response to extreme trauma'. Take away the roasting process, however, and you lose all the delicious yummy flavour.

'Extreme trauma'. In other words, peanuts taste like peanuts because they get scared during the roasting process.

So if peanuts taste the way they do because we roast 'em before we eat 'em, does that mean when Cthulhu, dark overlord of the abyss beyond time consumes a mortal soul, we taste like peanut?
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