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yelahneb 1
Makes scents to me.
Posted by yelahneb on February 14, 2013 at 2:04 PM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 2
It's all Greek to me.
Posted by Pope Peabrain on February 14, 2013 at 2:16 PM · Report this
Will in Seattle 3
Next up, a flower named after a sexy Greek heroine who played hacky sack.
Posted by Will in Seattle on February 14, 2013 at 2:30 PM · Report this
care bear 4
Hyacinths are my favorite.
Posted by care bear on February 14, 2013 at 2:48 PM · Report this
This early? Hyacinths bloom in late March/early April. Daphne Mezereon might be what you're smelling, it's heavy and sweet and similar to hyacinth. Daphne was named after the nymph who was eaten by her mom.
Posted by alight on February 14, 2013 at 3:19 PM · Report this
Zebes 6
Look, you all can have your digitally distributed erotica if you'd like, but there's really no substitute for the feel of holding an actual, physical red-figure amphora in your hands. I wouldn't exchange my gallery of homoerotic jugs for all the kindoo-e-reader-cyber-pads in the world.
Posted by Zebes on February 14, 2013 at 3:55 PM · Report this
@5: They're not in bloom yet, just barely sprouting, yet magically smellable! You're probably still right though.
Posted by Bethany Jean Clement on February 14, 2013 at 4:45 PM · Report this
probably smelling sarcococca humilis, aka sweet box.
Posted by Brice on February 14, 2013 at 4:47 PM · Report this
They never teach this to you in elementary school when they do the Greek myths. They really should.
Posted by gnot on February 14, 2013 at 6:14 PM · Report this
McBomber 10
Right now there are a few wonderfully fragrant patches of something along Eastlake, up toward REI. After a quick image search, I believe #8 has it right - sweet box. It's very nice on a cloudy day, until the wind changes and the piss smell returns. Also, that image is hot.
Posted by McBomber on February 14, 2013 at 8:55 PM · Report this

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