August 23, 2002
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Will the results of this scientific research explain your feelings about your family?
posted by semmi (10 comments total)
No wonder my mother bathed me. I stunk, O' my diaper did, so I thought.
posted by thomcatspike at 8:35 AM on August 23, 2002

Junk science.
posted by gordian knot at 8:57 AM on August 23, 2002

Hmmm, can't comment on the family smell test, but I do know the opposite to be true. All my lover has to do to get me in the mood is sweat.
posted by Secret Life of Gravy at 9:04 AM on August 23, 2002

"Breastfed sons were the exception: they could recognise their mothers"

And breastfed daughters couldn't??? Odd.
posted by gloege at 9:09 AM on August 23, 2002

So when my teenage daughter yells, "This family stinks!," she's onto something? Better living through chemistry.
posted by Pressed Rat at 9:34 AM on August 23, 2002

"Yo home, smell ya later." -- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
posted by debralee at 9:47 AM on August 23, 2002

Will Smith gets "jiggy" into our lexicon, now this. He really is running the show, isn't he?
posted by whatnot at 10:02 AM on August 23, 2002

There is no connection between what people say (family stinks) and what people do (incest).
posted by stbalbach at 10:09 AM on August 23, 2002

Ummmm, yeah. That makes sense. The reason I haven't slept with my sister is because of her scent. Pull out that crack pipe and keep on smokin'!
posted by David Dark at 12:39 PM on August 23, 2002

and another thread gets satired. this is why i came back to metafilter! for the satires!
posted by Kafei at 12:59 PM on August 23, 2002

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