Today's birthday is Samuel Johnson's.
On proper English brooked no nonsense.
He did pontificate upon
Them in a famous lexicon.
"As Samuel Johnson paused to rest on a London park bench one hot summer's day, his profusely sweating bulk caused a young woman sitting next to him to accuse him of smelling. 'No, Madam,' he replied. 'You smell, I stink.'" [Manfred Krifka, in "A Note on an Asymmetry in the Hedonic Implicatures of Olfactory and Gustatory Terms"]