Tarry for the Nonce

July 19, 2005

Having a Bad Day?

Filed under: News — lmwalker @ 3:38 pm

Have you considered snorting exhaust fumes?

A German man has canned the noxious-smelling exhaust fumes of East Germany’s cult Trabant car and is doing a brisk trade selling the scent to those nostalgic for the former Communist state.

“The smell is something very special and scarce nowadays,” said Thorsten Jahn, whose cans of “Trabi” exhaust sell online for 3.98 euros ($4.81).

(Hat tip to Beth Dillman for this insight into the past goings-on behind the Iron Curtain.)

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