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Well, when I was in the US I encountered the prejudice that Europeans (or just foreigners) smell, and also the specific factors I list. Bodily odour, whether it is pungent/offensive or not, has been banished from the American "standard".

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Nov 23rd, 2006 at 07:09:25 PM EST
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