Get A Whiff Of This

John Brady, a columnist for Folio: magazine, has declared that magazine scent strips stink. He writes that the perfume or cologne ads in magazines "all smell alike" and make the entire publication smell "like the men's bathroom between innings at Fenway Park." His way of dealing with them is to rip them out, put them in a trash bag and then "seal the trash bag tightly so that the scents don't contaminate the room." He also warns, "Whatever you do, don't run these strips through your shredder," claiming you'll be stuck with the scent for at least three years. Here's a question: Have you ever rubbed a scent strip on your wrist or hand and liked the way it smelled? And has any one ever purchased a fragrance because they sniffed it in a magazine? [Folio:]