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12 Smells Every City-Dweller Knows Too Well

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1. The overpowering stench of garbage.

ESPECIALLY in the summers.
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ESPECIALLY in the summers.

2. The gentle waft of street meat...

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3. ...and sit-down restaurants too.

Smells amazing until you realize it's stuck in your clothes.
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Smells amazing until you realize it's stuck in your clothes.

4. The offensive fumes of car exhaust.

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5. The various odors of other people.

Lots of bodies = lots of body odors.
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Lots of bodies = lots of body odors.

6. The pervasive smell of smoke.

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Cigarettes, fires, whatever else is going on... Why is there always a smoke smell in cities?!

7. The mysterious smells of mystery puddles.

Best to not think about what that is.
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Best to not think about what that is.

8. And the strange scent of mystery steam.

Who even knows where it comes from.
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Who even knows where it comes from.

9. The intense smell of rain.

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It brings out virtually every other weird city smell.

10. The aromas of dank bars.

Eeeek.
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Eeeek.

11. The unnatural bouquets of subway stations.

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So many unpleasant smells all in one place. Help!

12. And the smell of yourself, after you've been out and about.

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Sweating, working, and absorbing all of those city smells...yikes.

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