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Describe the smell of natto

It's almost summer. Hot day, and I left a parcel of natto out to defrost. Forgot about it and left the house. As I was entering the flat, my elderly lady neighbour told me there was a horrible smell coming from the open kitchen window.

"I think you have a dead rat," she confided. I invited her in and lo and behold, it was the natto. She was not impressed I can tell you!

What does natto smell like to you? It smells like sweaty feet and deliciousness to me :-)

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