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Re: "Circus Peanuts"

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: "Circus Peanuts"
  • From: Don Martinson <llmen@execpc.com>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2000 21:05:34 -0500 (CDT)

>Actually Tom named the 'Circus Peanuts' Anthurium for the smell of that
>atrocious candy that you buy in celephane bags at candy counters that is
>shaped like giant peanuts in their shells. This orange sherbet-colored candy
>has a ghastly foam texture with the sicky-sweet fake smell (and taste) of
>bananas (amyl acetate) that is used for cheap artifical banana flavoring.

Those things were my favorite "cheap thrill" as a child!  However,
your description of them is quite correct.

Don Martinson
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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