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Why is it that our feet get smelly but our hands don't?
- NonplussedLv 61 month agoFavorite Answer
Wearing socks/shoes makes for a warm, moist environment that's perfect for bacteria and fungus to grow. Your hands are constantly exposed to the air, so no bacteria, no stink.
- Max HooplaLv 71 month ago
We don't go around with our hands in smelly shoes.
- Anonymous1 month ago
People don't tend to wear shoes and socks on their hands, and if their hygiene standards are what they should be, their hands are washed several times every day, not just once.
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- 1 month ago
Because you don't put shoes and socks on your hands.