Kim Sceggel spends a good chunk of one Monday afternoon asking second-graders about lima beans, and a better chunk of it hearing what they’ve observed about the light green legumes in both dry and water-soaked varieties.

The beans smell like a puzzling variety of things to the 7- or 8-year-old nose: ice cream, coffee, slime, mac and cheese, garbage, wet soaked corn, peanut butter, orange juice, spoiled milk.

Picture Source: Photo Courtesy of Mark Welsh

SOURCE ( Marie Wilson /Daily Herald)