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  • The hedgehog does this thing called "self-anointing". Whenever it tastes a new flavor, it trembles for a while and then licks this foam-flavor along its neck, its spine, and along its quills, just to be safe.

    You've done it too. I know you know what this means, and you have a story. Sprout. Tell me, and I'll tell you mine.
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