Suus cuique crepitus bene olet  

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"Suus cuique crepitus bene olet" is Erasmus's adagium #2302, collected in his Adagia. It translates as "Everyone thinks his own fart smells sweet."

The proverb was also used by Michel de Montaigne in somewhat distorted form: "Stercus cuique suum bene olet"[1].

The phrase is also mentioned in "Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night" [2]:

"Alluding to the curious phenomenon pithily expressed in the Latin proverb, " Suus cuique crepitus bene olet," I know of no exception to the rule, except amongst travellers in Tibet, where the wild onion, the only procurable green-stuff, produces an odour so rank and fetid that men run away from their own crepitations. The subject is not savoury, yet it has been copiously illustrated : I once dined at a London house whose nameless owner, a noted bibliophile, especially of "facetiae," had placed upon the drawing-room table a dozen books treating of the "Crepitus ventris." When the guests came up and drew near the table, and opened the volumes, their faces were a study."

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