Almost goes without saying, right?
Businesses beware of how you treat stink, stinkers
The Edmond Sun
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA— We love our pretty town and cheer for local businesses to do well, but lately, I’ve had my loyalty a little bruised. It’s one issue if the product or service is not to my taste, but often the issue is customer service or something more subtle that can and ought to be corrected. Edmond businesses reflect on our whole city, so let’s shape up some of these little problems.
Your employees must wash. Not only their bodies and hair, but also their clothing. It’s one thing for a laborer to get a little ripe, but if that happens, they need to stay in the open air. It’s horrid if that stinker is handling your food….
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Posted in Arse, emissions, Miasma, Stink Interdiction, Stinky occupations, Stinky People, The Unwashed Masses
Tagged Arse, ass, bathing, body odor, clean, cleanliness, dirty, employee, food, food service, health, odour, restaurant, Smelly, stench, stink, unwashed, washing, worker
The skunk smell remedy currently discussed in an article at the LA Times (see below, for link) is a recipe for stink-interdiction developed by Paul Krebaum, and published in Chemical and Engineering News (1993).
Victory over stench is sweet
By David Colker, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
January 27, 2008
I’m not talking about my job, which I love. Honest.
No, it was a certain emanation noticed by a colleague who innocently approached my desk and asked, “Has there been a skunk back here?”
Early that morning my ever-curious dog, Earl, had gotten sprayed by a skunk in the backyard. Before I could catch him, he sped back into the house through his doggy door, frantically rubbing against everything in sight, starting with the bed.
It was like a Pepe Le Pew cartoon with Smell-O-Vision….
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Posted in emissions, Miasma, Stink Interdiction, Stinky Animals, Stinky Science
Tagged clean, deoderize, odor, recipe, remedy, skunk, smell, tomato juice, wash
…both literally, and figuratively, according to my late Grandmother, who was something of an “expert” on the English monarchies. So rotten, that when a group of men carried his dead body out, three died from the smell alone.
As a long-standing legend, this is delightful – the stuff that fishwives tales are made of. How fitting that this murderous megalomaniac, this bloated, syphlitic adulterer, none too clean to start with (this was in the days when the ostensibly “clean” people took baths once a month) should end up in such a state.
Posted in Stinky dead things, Stinky People
Tagged bath, body, clean, cold, disease, England, Henry VIII, Medieval, Smelly, stanky, stinky, syphilis, unclean, unwashed, wash