Dan says he's no fan of sparkling water in our newest episode. I think he's missing out on the joys of seltzer, club soda and all water that sparkles and fizzes. In this bit that didn't make it into the podcast, we debate whether he may have dark, unknown issues disabling him from the joy of seltzer. The word I was looking for, by the way, was synesthesia. Oops. /mark
Mysteries of Dan’s Tongue (Outtake)
Mar 24, 2011
Water is H2O. When you add CO2 it produces carbonic acid, which accounts for seltzer's taste. At first I thought that made it something other than water, because it's not simply H2O anymore. But by that logic flavored water isn't water either. So what do you think?