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Jobs that require a working nose

Have you ever thought about which senses are necessary to do your job?






Those are the Big Five, the big receptors. They are our connections to the material world.

Newspaper journalists rely on sight, mostly. We have to read what’s happening and we have to see what’s happening. If you can’t see, our jobs would be difficult, kind of like making bread without yeast. Our stories would turn out flat.

You’ll occasionally read a story in which a reporter shares the smell of an event, perhaps a pie contest at a county fair, but you’ll rarely read a story...


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