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Old 09 April 2015, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by thorny locust View Post
People who were used to it probably didn't notice the smell of the horse dung any more than most people now notice the smell of car exhaust. Which, to my nose, smells worse.
Someone in my neighborhood has a 1960s Studebaker. The smell of that car's exhaust makes me thankful for modern emissions requirements. I imagine people 50 years ago were used to it, but I couldn't imagine living in a city where every car smelled like that.
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