Why is the human body able to trap odors so well?

People can walk around for hours with a colon full of poop, and no one smells anything until it goes dropping into the toilet, then in many cases, foul odors for hours.

This is especially apparent in public bathrooms. Whenever I see someone's feet in the stall for like 10 min I always die a little inside because I KNOW what's coming.

Anyhow, why can't we smell the feces when it's inside our bodies?

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  • 1 month ago

    Odor spreads through air circulation. The Australian has a very small space so air doesn’t circulate that well. That’s why when you fart, people can smell it from across the room. 

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