he who smelt it dealt it

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(colloquial, originally) A person who calls attention to or complains about a fart is likely trying to pretend it wasn't his or her own.(colloquial, by extension) Used to suggest that a person calling attention to or complaining about a given problem may in fact be the source of the problem.
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Submitted on September 25, 2011

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wer es roch, handelte es

celui qui le sentait le traitait

den som luktade det hanterade det

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