The Science Behind "John Lee Supertaster"

And you thought "John Lee Supertaster" was just a song.

No, They Might Be Giants were on to something -- according to this article, 1 in 4 people are supertasters -- with many things either too bitter or too sweet.

How can you tell? According to the print version of the paper, drop a couple drops of blue food coloring on the tip of your tongue -- if it stays blue, no dice, but if it retains a significant pink hue, congratulations, They Might Be Giants can now write a song about you.

(In case you need to hear the song... try the links here.)