A drawback of being thoroughly hydrated at all times is that one's tears lose a surprising portion of their salinity. One thinks of tear-taste as being a fairly stable thing. As it turns out, bulk Evian plus a diet extremely heavy on fruit equals only very subtly salty tears that are sweetish.
On paper this may seem an enchanting and/or tantalizing novelty, but ultimately I feel something's lost. What a rich, if well-worn, literalization of metaphor salty, salty tears can be.My (third, now) sob over the novella told by this gravestone seemed cheapened by its Sanrio-ish tang on my lips.