The latest column about getting to know your body from Dr Renee Liang.
Some of the work of this group of muscles is a matter of taste.
Hey. Bet you’re using me right now. Bet it feels good, huh? Whether you’re telling your friends all about the cute barista, or you’re tasting the barista-made coffee, or you’re way too busy ’cos you’re using me, ahem, on said barista . . . I’m indispensable. And don’t I know it. But you might not know all my cool tricks just yet.
So, where do I start? I’m a muscle, obviously. Actually eight, allowing me to move in many directions at once. I’m the only bundle of muscles in your body attached at one end only, which means I can do things no other muscle can do.
This ability makes me…