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Poll Results

Poll 162: Most evocative non-food smell?

Total votes: 2186

The earth after rain: 532 (24.3%)
Woodsmoke: 313 (14.3%)
Freshly cut grass: 287 (13.1%)
A sea breeze: 234 (10.7%)
New leather: 137 (6.3%)
Newly sawn wood: 118 (5.4%)
Pipe tobacco: 99 (4.5%)
Jasmine on a summer night: 93 (4.3%)  
National Geographic ink: 89 (4.1%)
Eucalyptus: 60 (2.7%)
Wet dog: 51 (2.3%)
Newly bathed baby: 47 (2.2%)
Roses: 42 (1.9%)
A barn: 37 (1.7%)
Wet paint: 24 (1.1%)
Old Spice: 23 (1.1%)

That smell has a name. Petrichor. And I see a good number of you know the delight that is the smell of a fresh National Geographic.


My comics: Irregular Webcomic! | Darths & Droids | Eavesdropper | Planet of Hats | The Dinosaur Whiteboard | mezzacotta
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