I am Stella, Queen of the Olde English Bulldogges. What smells?
Stella: Yes, but something smells bad.
Me: I understand y’all’s prowess in the nasal receptor realm, but nothing smells bad in here right now which is unusual in and of itself.
Miss Sweetie: I smell the bad. I think it is from those flowers the humans like. I am going out so I don’t have to smell them until they dry up.
Me: What makes you think that you are not going to smell flowery stuff outside?
Miss Sweetie: Oh, yeah, but outside there is so much more air.
Me: I can’t even smell the flowers.
Doodlebug: That’s because you ruined your nose, Lady Human, by carrying around flower water in a bottle.
Me: The lavender oil.
Doodlebug: Eeewww! Yes!
Miss Sweetie: Don’t even mention it.
Wiggles: If you are bringing that out, I am leaving the room.
Me: I have seen each of you stick your respective noses into all kinds of gross stuff and you hate lavender oil?
Stella: A bulldog’s nose is far more discerning than a human’s. Humans need to get better taste in their noses.
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