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Great comebacks when someone says you smell

What to say to say if you are told that you smell bad

Usually, you can tell if you are smelling a little pongy, but If someone comes up and tells you that you stink it can be a bit of a shock!

Maybe you had a spicy meal with a lot of garlic and onions and it is coming out through your pores. Perhaps you forgot to put on deodorant after a workout and you have been sweating excessively?  Some guys seem to have a shower and then put back on their dirty clothes, leaving an unhygienic scent wafting after them.

Whatever the reason, if people are making fun of you because you smell use one of our clever comebacks.

Vote for the best comeback if someone says that you smell

Thanks, I just farted.
Your sister did not seem to mind.
I am surprised you can smell me through your own cloud of rancid BO.
You're not exactly sweet smelling yourself.

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The role of counselling and self-care

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When you are dealing with someone says that you stink and you find it stressful, consider getting support from a professional. Talking to a counselor is a great way to work through a challenging situation, and help you find some strategies to work through the person’s behaviour.

Better Help is a great resource where you can talk to a counselor from the comfort of your own home.

Taking care of your own needs isn’t selfish, and you will feel better in the long run.

Got any comments, questions or tips for what to say to someone says that you stink? Share them in the comments below.


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  1. I have washed my clothes with every thing to keep them ordless, people still say they can smell them, but I can’t. What can I do.

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