Any of the openings in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone, transmitting the olfactory nerves.
Your City in a Word: Boston
We looked at all words people were searching for in the US for the months of February and March of this year, and then looked at the words people were searching in major US cities to compare those words to the national averages. Here are the top ten outliers for Boston: 1. fender-bender 2. rhabdo 3. demonized 4. concurred 5. enunciated 6. fall line 7. …
What does something “musty” literally smell like? Why stinky words are more mysterious
The common cholesterol drug Lipitor was recently subject to a recall due to reports from consumers about a “musty” odor associated with the bottles. We aren’t interested in the drug — this post concerns stink, stench, aroma. Smell may be the hardest sense to describe in words, which is why we are eager to take a whiff. The sense of smell is known as olfaction …
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