Please enter your comment! This poll will decide indefinitely if a cum tree by any other name would smell as I'm in Hyde Park a couple of times a week and I've never noticed. It has become a major invasive weed. But, as Jeff Goldblum once said, life finds a way. In the world of chemistry these smells are known as "volatile amines," which basically mean they're molecularly similar to ammonia.
This Is Why Your City Smells Like Cum and Vomit Every Spring
The Frisky Popular Web Magazine. Nature is filled with stinky plants, but the ones below produce aromas comparable to some of the grossest odors known to humankind—think poop, cat pee, or even worse. Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October , serving stints as music editor and media columnist. I've always found Bradford Pears to smell like semen, and they give you the snowflake effect. I assumed the smell came from the bushes, which form a shabby hedgerow. Or, perhaps, it will not.
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Like when you learn a new word and then see and hear it everywhere, after making the connection between Callerys and the scent of semen I saw and smelled them everywhere. This is the source of the folk prohibition against bringing hawthorn branches into the home. If it weren't for Samantha Jones calling attention to the phenomenon of funky spunk in the " Easy Come, Easy Go " episode of Sex and the City in , women the world over may have lived in quiet misery, forever perplexed by the unpleasantness of the male sex fluid. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Unfortunately no studies have taken place to suggest the particular compound, or set of compounds which produce the unique lime tree smell have any of the above effects, as there are so many such compounds in plants, and it would seem a waste to study this specific interaction. The things to look out for are changes in color. Friday, April 13th, , Good Morning!
Or Pyrus calleryana , commonly known as the Callery pear. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Smelling like ejaculate? Suddenly I knew exactly what it was and hurried away, internally berating an unseen teenage boy. The reason New York City smells like one big orgy starting in April is due to little white flowers that produce a scent, which is apparently inviting to other insects. Published with permission from: