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Where does fart gas come from?

No Farting    The gas in our intestines comes from several sources: air we swallow, gas seeping into our intestines from our blood, gas produced by chemical reactions in our guts, and gas produced by bacteria living in our guts.
 

What is fart gas made of?

    The composition of fart gas is highly variable.
    Most of the air we swallow, especially the oxygen component, is absorbed by the body before the gas gets into the intestines. By the time the air reaches the large intestine, most of what is left is nitrogen. Chemical reactions between stomach acid and intestinal fluids may produce carbon dioxide, which is also a component of air and a product of bacterial action. Bacteria also produce hydrogen and methane.


    But the relative proportions of these gases that emerge from our anal opening depend on several factors: what we ate, how much air we swallowed, what kinds of bacteria we have in our intestines, and how long we hold in the fart.
    The longer a fart is held in, the larger the proportion of boring, inert nitrogen it contains, because the other gases tend to be absorbed into the bloodstream through the walls of the intestine.
    A nervous person who swallows a lot of air and who moves stuff through his digestive system rapidly may have a lot of oxygen in his farts, because his body didn't have time to absorb the oxygen.
    Encyclopaedia Britannica offers the intriguing statement that some people's farts contain no methane. The reason for this is apparently unknown. Some researchers suspect a genetic influence, whereas others think the anomaly is due to environmental factors. However, all methane in any farts comes from bacterial action and not from human cells.
 

 What makes farts stink?

    The odor of farts comes from small amounts of hydrogen sulfide gas and skatole in the mixture. These compounds contain sulfur. The more sulfur-rich your diet, the more sulfides and skatole will be produced by the bacteria in your guts, and the more your farts will stink. Foods such as cauliflower, eggs and meat are notorious for producing smelly farts, whereas beans produce large amounts of not particularly stinky farts.
 

 Why do farts make noise?

    The sounds are produced by vibrations of the anal opening. Sounds depend on the velocity of expulsion of the gas and the tightness of the sphincter muscles of the anus.
 

 How much gas does a normal person pass per day?

    On average, a person produces about half a liter of fart gas per day, distributed over an average of about fourteen daily farts.
    Whereas it may be difficult for you to determine your daily flatus volume, you can certainly keep track of your daily numerical fart count. You might try this as a science fair project: Keep a journal of everything you eat and a count of your farts. You might make a note of the potency of their odor as well. See if you can discover a relationship between what you eat, how much you fart, and how much they smell.
 

How does a fart travel to the anus?

    (Question submitted by Sigfrido H.)

    One may wonder why fart gas travels downward toward the anus when gas has a lower density than liquids and solids, and should therefore travel upwards.
    The intestine squeezes its contents toward the anus in a series of contractions, a process called peristalsis. The process is stimulated by eating, which is why we often need to poop and fart right after a meal.  Peristalsis creates a zone of high pressure, forcing all intestinal contents, gas included, to move towards a region of lower pressure, which is toward the anus. Gas is more mobile than other components, and small bubbles coalesce to from larger bubbles en route to the exit. When peristalsis is not active, gas bubbles may begin to percolate upwards again, but they won't get very far due to the complicated and convoluted shape of the intestine. Furthermore, the anus is neither up nor down when a person is lying down.

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How long does it take fart gas to travel to someone else's nose?

    (Question submitted by SteF)

    Fart travel time depends on atmospheric conditions such as humidity and wind speed, as well as the distance between the fart transmitter and the fart receiver. Farts also disperse (spread out) as they leave the source, and their potency diminishes with dilution. Generally, if the fart is not detected within a few seconds, it will be too dilute for perception and will be lost into the atmosphere forever.
    Exceptional conditions exist when the fart is released into a small enclosed area such as an elevator, a small room, or a car. These conditions limit the amount of dilution possible, and the fart may remain in a smellable concentration for a long period of time, until it condenses on the walls.

Is it true that some people never fart?

    No, not if they're alive. People even fart shortly after death.
 

 Do even movie stars fart?

    (Question submitted by Mermaid2006)

    Yes, of course. So do grandmothers, priests, kings, presidents, opera singers, beauty queens, and nuns. Exceptional athletes, top free poker professionals, and businiess tycoons are not exempted. Everyone. I mean everyone, farts—it's a natural bodily function. Even Yoda farts.

Do men fart more than women?

    (Submitted by Bigdude)

    No, women fart just as much as men. It's just that most men take more pride in it than most women. There is a large variation among individuals in the amount of fart gas produced per day, but the variation does not correlate with gender.
    I have read that men fart more often than women. If this is true, then women must be saving it up and expelling more gas per fart than men do.

At what time of day is a gentleman most likely to fart?

   (Submitted by David)

    A gentleman is mostly likely to fart first thing in the morning, while in the bathroom. This is known as "morning thunder," and if the gentleman gets good resonance, it can be heard throughout the household.

Why are beans so notorious for making people fart?

    Beans contain sugars that we humans cannot digest. When these sugars reach our intestines, the bacteria go wild, have a big feast, and make lots of gas!
    Other notorious fart-producing foods include corn, bell peppers, cabbage, milk, and raisins.
    A friend of mine had a dog who was exceptionally fond of apples and turnips. The dog would eat these things and then get prodigious gas. A dog's digestive system is not equipped to handle such vegetable matter, so the dog's bacteria worked overtime to produce remarkable flatulence.
 

What things other than diet can make a person fart more than usual?

    People who swallow a lot of air fart more than people who don't. This can be cured somewhat by chewing with your mouth closed. Nervous people with fast moving bowels will fart more because less air is absorbed out of the intestines. Some disease conditions can cause excess flatulence. And going up in an airplane or other low-pressure environment can cause the gas inside you to expand and emerge as flatulence.
 

Is a fart really just a burp that comes out the wrong end?

    No, a burp emerges from the stomach and has a different chemical composition from a fart. Farts have less atmospheric gas content and more bacterial gas content than burps.
 

Is it harmful to hold in farts?

    There are differences in opinion on this one. Certainly, people have believed for centuries that retaining flatulence is bad for the health. Emperor Claudius even passed a law legalizing farting at banquets out of concern for peoples' health.  There was a widespread belief that a person could be poisoned or catch a disease by retaining farts.
    Doctors I have spoken to recently have told me that there is no particular harm in holding in farts. Farts will not poison you; they are a natural component of your intestinal contents. The worst thing that can happen is that you may get a stomach ache from the gas pressure. But one doctor suggested that pathological distention of the bowel could result if a person holds in farts too much.

How long would it be possible to not fart?

    (Question submitted by Ineed69too)

    As I understand it, a captive fart can escape as soon as the person relaxes. This means that a lot of people who assiduously refrain from farting during the day do so at great length as soon as they fall asleep. Having been on a great many overnight field trips, long bus trips, and trans-Pacific flights, I can personally vouch for the fact that lots of people do fart voluminously as they doze off.  So the answer to the question would be, you can refrain from farting as long as you can stay awake!

Where do farts go when you hold them in?

    How often have you held in a fart, intending to release it at the first appropriate opportunity, only to find that the fart has disappeared when you are ready for it?
    I asked several doctors where the fart goes. Does it leak out slowly without the person knowing it? Is it absorbed into the bloodstream? What happens to it?
    The doctors agree that the fart is neither released nor absorbed. It simply migrates back upward into the intestine and comes out later.
    It is reassuring to know that such farts aren't really lost, just delayed.

Is it really possible to ignite farts?

    The answer to that is yes! However, you should be aware that people get injured igniting flatulence. Not only can the flame back up into your colon, but your clothing or other surroundings may catch on fire. A survey done by Fartcloud (the site, alas! is not more) indicates that about a quarter of the people who ignited their farts got burned doing it. Ignition of flatulence is a hazardous practice.
    There have also been cases in which intestinal gases with a higher than normal oxygen content have exploded during surgery when electric cautery was used by the surgeon.

Why is possible to burn farts?

    Farts burn because they contain methane (usually) and hydrogen, both of which are flammable gases. (Hydrogen was the same gas that was used in the ill fated Hindenburg dirigible.)
    Farts tend to burn with a blue or yellow flame.

Is it possible to light a match with a fart?

    (Question submitted by Brocolli)

    No, even strike-anywhere matches have their limits, unless the fart has the consistency of sandpaper!  Any fart that rough I would hesitate to call a fart. Also, farts have the same temperature as the body from which they emerge, and aren't hot enough to initiate combustion.

Are there any books about farting?

    There are several! My favorite is the new book, Who Cut the Cheese: A Cultural History of the Fart  by Jim Dawson. This book provides an entertaining and thought-provoking history of the fart in literature, language and society. It is very informative and very funny!
    Ben Franklin's classic Fart Proudly is still in print.
    There is a collection of suggestive photographs called Who Farted Now? by St. Martin's Press. Most of the photos come from old movies and political shots.
    For children, we have the famous The Gas We Pass : The Story of Farts by Shinta Cho, and Amanda Mayer Stinchecum (Translator), and the Canadian picture book, Good Families Don't, by Alan Daniel and Robert N. Munsch, about a highly visible fart infesting a proper middle class family.

Is it possible for a talented person to earn a living through flatulence?

    Few people earn their living directly via flatulence. But a friend of mine says that he saw a carnival act in which the performer whistled tunes with his farts, blew out candles on the opposite side of the stage, and sent flames all the way across the stage. A famous performer who earned his living this way was Le Petomane, who performed in France at the beginning of the 20th Century. However, my friend isn't old enough to have seen Le Petomane, so maybe he had a chance to see Mr. Methane. Mr. Methane  lays claim to the distinction of being the world's only performing flatulist.
    However, people may also earn a living through the prevention of flatulence (as do the manufacturers and sellers of Beano and other products), through the practice of medicine specializing in the treatment of flatulence and other gastrointestinal problems, by writing books about flatulence (see the question before this one), and through the production and sales of various fart gags such as whoopee cushions and farts in a can.
    Fartypants sells a fart filter and a number of other fart-related products.
    Maybe, if you're lucky, you'll be able to find a copy of Le Petomane's biography by searching at alibris by clicking on the link below. Last time I checked, they had two copies available!

Why do dog and cat farts smell so bad?

    A carnivore's protein-rich diet produces relatively small amounts of intensely stinky gas because proteins contain lots of sulfur. A dog's or cat's farts are rarely audible, but the odor is overwhelming.  I have asked biologists why dogs and cats generally fart silently, and their theories include: (1) the amount of gas produced is small, but potent, (2) the horizontal orientation of their gastrointestinal system puts less pressure on the anal opening, so the gas is expelled more slowly, (3) their anal sphincters don't close as tightly as humans' because it takes less force to hold in the contents of the colon -- again because of the horizontal orientation of the gastrointestinal system -- and a loose anus makes less sound, and, my favorite (4) dogs and cats don't feel embarrassed about farting, so their sphincters are more relaxed, leading to less noisy flatulence.
    Mike F. points out that many dog foods are soy-based, so on top of all the above factors, add beans and stand back!
    Large herbivorous animals such as cows, horses and elephants, on the other hand, produce vast quantities of relatively non-stinky fart gas. The farts of these animals are noisy and can go on for astoundingly long periods of time. Cows in particular are productive, in part because they swallow huge amounts of air. They need oxygen in their guts for the various protozoa employed there as digestive aids.
 

Do fish fart?

    According to our ichthyologist at the University of Guam, fish flatulence per se has not been studied, although people have investigated fish digestion. They find that although most fish have alkaline intestinal environments like our own, coral-eating fish have acidic intestinal contents. The acid serves to dissolve coral skeletal material. Coral has the same composition as Tums (calcium carbonate). One product of the reaction between acid and calcium carbonate is carbon dioxide gas. Therefore, it is logical to assume that coral-eating fish fart a lot.
    The other fish probably fart also, for the same reasons that we do.
    However, Mike Pulte, a great fish enthusiast, said that he has never seen a fish do it.
    I asked our ichthyologist if it were possible that fish gas would go into the swim bladder instead of out the anal opening. He said that modern fish have an air bladder that is independent of the gastrointestinal tract. The gas comes from enzymatic activity and not from the intestine. Older models of fish have their swim bladder connected to the gastrointestinal tract, but it is attached high up, closer to the mouth than to the other end, and these fish come to the surface and gulp air to fill the bladder. Therefore, we can assume that intestinal gas leaves the fish through the anal opening.
    We also pondered the possibility of fish making noise via flatulence, but apparently most fish noises are made  through belching rather than farting.
    Lisa P., an aquarium enthusiast, reports that she has seen her fish fart: "I have four aquariums and many fish, and I have personally witnessed fish farting! My goldfish used to do it all the time! You'd see a little bubble come out of his anus and stay there, trapped in the mucus of a long string of poop. (Ugh!) And my opaline gourami does it too. Neither of these are coral-eating fish. I have only owned two coral-eating fish so far, but I have never seen either of them fart. It seems most likely to me that much of this gas comes from air swallowed during eating. Also, goldfish have a very simple digestive system and their food is absorbed inefficiently, so possibly the bacteria have more to feed on?"
 

Do turtles fart?

    (Question submitted by coolBettyann)

    Yes, turtles do fart, and their farts smell incredibly bad, as do the farts of snakes. In fact, it is my opinion, based on personal experience with reptiles and not on any formal research, that many reptiles use farts as a weapon.
    Reptile farts smell so bad that sometimes you can tell that one is nearby in the woods, even on a windy day, before you can see the animal. One day I was hiking through the woods in Arkansas with a friend and I told my friend, "I smell a snake fart." A second later, the snake crawled across the path. Astounding but true!

What kind of animal has the highest worldwide output of flatulence?

    Believe it or not, the animal that wins this honor is the humble termite. Because of their diet and digestive processes (with more than the usual microbial assistance), they produce as much methane as human industry. Termite farts are believed to be a major contributor towards global warming.
 

Is there any kind of animal that doesn't fart?

    (Question submitted by Funsux)

    If we define a fart to be an anal escape of intestinal gas, then it follows that animals that lack intestines or an anus cannot fart.  Most animals possess intestines and an anus, but there are some that don't. These include:
     Sponges: These organisms lack true tissues and organs. They have just a few types of cells organized into a bag with holes in it. Water flows into some holes and out other holes. Sponges are so different from other animals that some biologists think we shouldn't even call them animals.
    Cnidaria: This phylum includes the jellyfish, corals, sea anemones and hydra. Their tissues are organized into a bag with a mouth surrounded by stinging tentacles. Food enters the mouth and is digested inside the bag, after which the leftovers are expelled via the same opening. In effect, the same hole serves as both a mouth and an anus. Any gas expelled by a cnidarian would be more appropriately termed a belch rather than a fart, since the animal lacks intestines and separate anus.
    Pogonophoran worms: These remarkable animals, who dwell on the sea floor near active volcanic regions associated with mid-ocean ridges, possess no mouth, no stomach, no intestines, and no anus. Apparently they retain their svelte, worm-shaped figures by giving up on eating completely! They survive by means of a mutualistic relationship with chemosynthetic bacteria that live in their flesh. Anyway, these animals cannot possibly fart.

    A second category of animals that probably don't fart are animals that live very deep underwater. At high pressures, gas remains in solution rather than forming bubbles. So there is a good chance that all those clams, echinoderms, fish and other animals living near the sealer don't fart because their farts stay in solution and never emerge as bubbles, even though the animals possess perfectly good intestines and anuses.

Is it possible to leave a brown spot on your pants because of a fart, and if so, what causes it?

    Judging from what I see when I do the laundry, I'd say that the answer to the first question is definitely yes.
   As for the causes, we must remember that what we call "fart" and what we call "poop" are just end-members of a continuum. That is, we can have a pure fart, or a pure poop, or anything in-between, depending upon the admixture of the two.
   If a sample consists mostly of poop with only a small fart component, you get such things as jet-propelled bowel movements and spongy, floating fecal masses (you know, the ones that refuse to be flushed down the toilet -- they keep popping back up).
   If the sample consists mostly of fart with only a small poop component, you get what is known as "skid marks" or "fart art." These can also result from inadequate wiping, but the shape of the stain is different in the two cases.  Inadequate wiping leads to elongate marks parallel to one's crack, usually with well-defined edges, whereas fart art is generally more circular and has an air-brushed look.
   Fart art is most likely to occur if (1) a person is suffering from diarrhea, (2) the person is trying too hard to fart, and (3) the person mistakenly perceives the pressure against his sphincter to be gas pressure rather than liquid pressure. Again, that last situation is most likely to occur if the person is afflicted with diarrhea.

How can we tell when it's only gas needing to come out, rather than something more serious?

    (Question submitted by BSneed)

    Our ability to distinguish between the need to fart and the need to poop is something that we learn gradually in the process of toilet training and early childhood. With the tactile nerve endings in the rectal area, we can actually feel different sensations depending upon what is waiting by the exit. Of course, sometimes we are fooled, especially if the substance at hand is extremely fluid in nature, and that is when we have the unfortunate accident of venting a squirt of diarrhea rather than an innocent fart.

Why do chicks always deny farting?

    (Question submitted by Kevin C.)

    I suppose I should start by saying that only some chicks deny farting. The rest of us acknowledge our gaseous accomplishments with pride.
    However, a great many sisters do deny farting. The reason is that they have been misled into thinking that farts are not ladylike. It is a great mistake to say that farting is not ladylike. The reason is that all people fart, including ladies. Anything that ladies do is by definition ladylike, and that includes the emission of anal gases.

Is is possible that, by inhaling other people's farts all day long, my own farts will smell more?

    (Question submitted by MtBfTr)

    No, inhaled farts would go into the lungs rather than into the digestive system, and would simply be exhaled again, although it might be possible that some of the fart components might be absorbed into the blood. If you wanted to benefit from other people's farts in the way you describe, you would have to swallow them somehow.
 

Is it possible to get stoned after inhaling two or three farts in a row?

    (Question submitted by MtBfTr)

    I am not aware of any intoxicating agents in flatulence. However, most farts contain very little oxygen, and you may experience dizziness if you are inhaling overly concentrated fart essence, simply from lack of oxygen. On the other hand, if you are inhaling farts in the open air and are breathing rapidly in order to inhale as much fart as possible, you may be hyperventilating, which also induces dizziness.

    Then there is the intrinsic hilarity factor: farts are so funny in both sound and odor that you might feel high just from the basic entertainment value of farts.

Is it possible for a fart to kill you?

    A great many of you have asked if farts can be fatal, or if you can die from smelling a particularly bad fart. My initial response to this question was "no," but I thought I'd better ask a doctor. So now it is official, the medical opinion I received is no, a fart can't kill you.
    However, if you really work hard at it, you can manage to kill yourself with just about anything. I recently read of a man who hooked up his nose to his anus with a system involving a gas mask, rubber tubing and a hollow wooden post. He died of suffocation. This story comes from the Darwin Awards, and I personally cannot attest to the overall veracity of their stories.
    The story of the bed-bound obese man who died from inhaling his own flatulence (and whose farts almost killed the paramedics) is an urban legend that has been in circulation for some time.

Can excessive farting cause impotence?

    (Question submitted by Tom "Tru")

    That depends on the tolerance level of the person with whom one is trying to be potent!
    Fortunately for humans, farting doesn't cause tissue damage. Other animals aren't so lucky. Soldier termites can actually turn themselves into bombs by detonating themselves via the explosive release of gas and feces, a process called "autothysis."

Is it possible to inhale (suck in air) via one's anal opening?

    (Question submitted by MkongB52)

    Yes, but it's a rare talent. The great early 20th Century French flatulist, Le Petomane, was able to do this, and in fact was able to suck up an entire bowlful of water (just the water, not the bowl) into his colon and expel it again with considerable force.  By sucking in large quantities of air, he was able to perform lengthy shows on stage, and could imitate musical instruments, farm animals, and bird songs, whistle melodies, and play the ocarina. His productions were said to be virtually odorless, which is to be expected from air obtained directly from the outside.
    Here is a message I received recently (November, 1999) regarding the skill of inhaling via the anus:

  "i would just like you to know that i am part of a trio, who can suck in air in our anal openings. we are somewhat air-bandits. we can let the longest farts you have ever heard. our record holder, chad, stands at 24 sec. the record for most farts in a row is derek, at 492. and i, robert, have earned such nicknames as: Mad Crapper, gurglemeister, and old wetful. We have  followed Le Petomane example, and have mastered the art of farting."

What causes the burning sensation that sometimes accompanies a fart?

    (Question submitted by XxvNyKvxX)

    This is generally caused by a recent meal of hot peppers or related spices. The oils associated with these foods remain intact and active all the way through one's gastrointestinal system.

If you fart in the bathtub, is the water polluted and should you refill the tub?

    (Question submitted by Mary S.)

    As long as what comes out is only fart and no poop, your bath water should not be significantly polluted. Most of the gas just bubbles up and contaminates the air rather than the water.

Is it true that a woman can fart out of her, shall we say, frontal opening, and if so, where does the gas come from?

    (Question submitted by AiR and iabber)

    Yes, it is true!  The gas that emerges is simply trapped air, for there is no gas production in the genitalia of a woman. The air can enter because the system is open to the outside. This highly specialized kind of fart is sometimes called a queef.

Can a man fart out of his genital opening?

    (Question submitted by Foxy14765)

    I have asked various men this question and they all deny it emphatically.
UPDATE: I just got an email from a SmellyPoop.com reader that posted an interesting story on this.


Is it possible to capture a fart in a jar and save it for later use?

    (Question submitted by Bigdude)

    It should be theoretically possible to do this, but there would be lots of logistical problems. I would suggest using a plastic bag instead of a jar. You might try the following as a science fair experiment:
    Fart into several plastic bags and seal them carefully. Then fill several other plastic bags with ordinary air. Wait 24 hours. Then get volunteers to smell the contents of the bags to see if they can correctly identify which ones contain the farts. This should tell you if it is possible to store a fart in any useful way.

    Malachi and Megaera have come up with a way to capture a fart in a jar. They say to do it in the bathtub while bathing. Fill the jar with bath water and then hold it with the open end downward. Lean back in the bathtub so that your fart bubbles will emerge in front of you rather than behind you where you can't see them. Catch the bubbles in the jar, and put the lid on the jar while it's still underwater. This way, you capture a fairly pure fart uncontaminated by atmospheric air. To enjoy your captured fart to the fullest extent, make sure that your jar does not already smell like whatever was it it before, like pickles or peanut butter.

Is it weird to enjoy farting?

    (Question submitted by RARracing)

    It is not unusual to enjoy farting. I believe that enjoyment of farting is a healthy attitude, since everyone has to fart. If a person is farting to the extent that it creates problems and unhappiness, then a visit to a doctor is in order.

What color is a fart?

    (Question submitted by Stacey)

    Farts are, alas, colorless. All of the gases that make up farts have no inherent color. But just think of how interesting it would be if farts were bright orange like nitrogen dioxide gas! It would certainly take the mystery out of who farted.
    Never-the-less, a high-personality gas like fart gas suggests color to people. Some people envision farts as brown, others as green or yellow. I have always thought of farts as brown, presumably because poop is brown. When someone farts in our car, that person might say, "You better not breathe through your mouth for awhile, or your teeth will turn brown."
   I knew a toddler who used to draw pictures of farts as yellow rectangles full of holes, like a slice of Swiss cheese. She thought of farts as yellow, and said that she knew they were rectangular because she could feel the sharp corners scraping against her on the way out!

Do other people smell a fart better than the farter?

    (Question submitted by Gshaydock)

    The fart should smell just as much for the person who created it as it does for other people. However, the farter is somewhat protected by having the fart propelled away from his body in a direction opposite to his nose.  Farting upwind nullifies this advantage.

Why is it that when you scratch your ass through two layers of clothing (your underwear and your jeans) your fingers still stink?

    (Question submitted by TREKCOP99)

    As pointed out by Barb F., who contributed the term listed below, a fart can be regarded as "aerosolized poop," which means that microscopic fragments and droplets of poop are actually distributed throughout the gaseous matrix of the fart. When delivered from the anus with some force, the components of the fart can penetrate one's clothing and these tiny particles can be trapped in the fibers of the cloth. The particles are transferred to your fingers and then your nose when you scratch and sniff.

Where does the word "fart" come from?

    (Question submitted by JM and Woodwave20)

    According to Eric Partridge in his excellent book of word origins (Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English), our word fart comes from the Old English word feortan, presumably of echoic origin, meaning that the word was chosen to sound like the object named.

When it is cold outside and you fart, can you see it like you can see your breath?

    (Question submitted by Anderson G.)

    Now, that's an interesting idea! My guess would be yes, since farts are nice and moist like our breath, but this is one question that I'm not in a position to answer. I live in the tropics, and it never gets cold here. So all of you who live in cold places, try it out and let me know. I'd guess that there are really two questions here: can you see the fart with no pants on, and can you see the fart even with pants on...

What are some other words for fart?

    The word "fart" is both a noun (referring to the substance and the sound), and a verb (referring to the act of farting).

Other words for flatus: the nouns: the gas, the product itself, the sound, the types.

aerosolized stool (contributed by Barb F.)
after dinner mint (contributed by MW)
air
air attack (contributed by Hambone)
air biscuit (contributed by IFlatulant)
air monkey (contributed by ILuvDAC)
air poop (contributed by Tony)
anal acoustics (contributed by Hambone)
anal escape of wind
anal emissions
anal oxide
anal retreat (contributed by Hambone)
anus evacuation (contributed by SobrXSot)
Arkansas barking spiders (contributed by DrtTweekr)
ars musica
arse blast (contributed by WT of Scotland)
ass dropping (contributed by Dan S.)
backblast (contributed by Craig T.; the "backblast area" is where the fart can be detected; upon dissipation of the odor, one can announce "Backblast area all clear!")
backdoor trumpet
back draft (contributed by Steve R.)
back end blow out (contributed by PolarBare4)
bae (Danish - contributed by Casper)
barking rats
barking spiders
bean bombers (contributed by Phil W. and Pat N.)
bean fumes (contributed by Chris(Topher))
beaver leaver (contributed by Hambone)
beer fart
belching clown (contributed by Hambone)
big spit-up (contributed by Acemantsb)
bilabial fricative
blampf (contributed by Zack W.)
blare-ass (contributed by Spider J.)
blow-by (a fart that smells especially awful because it blew by a turd - contributed by Jane of NC)
blow fish
blue angel (ignited fart)
blue bomber
blue darts (ignited fart -  contributed by Ghoul)
blurp (contributed by Snoopidog)
bologna sandwich essence
boomper letters
bork (the sound made by a fart when you press down in the bathtub - contributed by DeSmReed)
bottom burp
botty burp (England - contributed by Chris, Chedi Master of Derby)
botty cough (England - contributed by Chris, Chedi Master of Derby)
bram (Welsh - contributed by Merlyn)
brewer's fart (grains and all!) (from an 1811 slang dictionary, contributed by  FOX)
brown-body radiation
brown haze
brown mist
brown speckled mallard (a misty fart)
brownster (contributed by Craig1573)
brun canard
bubblers
buck snort or bucksnort (a particularly loud fart - contributed by Brandon of Shreveport and Ech T.)
bull snort (contributed by ThetaGravy)
bum and flutter
bunsen burners
burners
burp that went astray
burp that comes out the wrong end
butt burps (contributed by the Robinsons)
butt cheek squeak (contributed by Pookie)
butt moose (contributed by D.W.A.)
butt mutt (contributed by Hambone)
can o' chedder (contributed by Craig1573)
carpet creeper (contributed by Steve R.)
case of swamp ass (contributed by Bazzbull)
cheeser
cheese toasty (contributed by Craig1573)
chert (Palauan)
chold (Palauan)
chou pi (Chinese for "stinking fart" - contributed by George S.)
chunder (contributed by Tony of Belfast)
churchhouse creepers
cornhole tremor (contributed by Nukiks)
crepidus (Latin - contributed by Chris V.)
crunchy frog
cushion creepers
davebrok (a stop-and-go kind of fart - contributed by Skeetkix)
deer snort
dej (Danish - contributed by Casper)
desert varnish (a wet fart)
doofu (Oromo of Ethiopia - contributed by Reed)
doozer (contributed by Snoopidog)
doozy (contributed by Hambone)
double flutterblast (contributed by gallagher)
drifters
drig (Armenian -- contributed by PorschFrk)
drive by (contributed by EMINEMIllI)
Dutch oven (farting in bed and pulling the covers over one's head to smell it - contributed by Janice M.)
eggy whiffo (a particularly sulfurous emission - contributed by Stiv)
essence of Emeril (contributed by Mesdabom)
excreted gas
explosion between the cheeks
extreme fumagatory essence
fang pae (Chinese - contributed by PGotelli)
fang pi (Chinese - contributed by George S.)
fannitosis
fanny beep (contributed by Phil W. and Pat N.)
fanny bubble (contributed by squall5)
fanny halitosis
fart
fartrogen dioxide (1940s era term - contributed by Rick Taylor)
fat lady delight
fecal clouds (contributed by Nukiks)
fickle fuzz (contributed by Spider J.)
fing (Hungarian - pronounced "feeng" - contributed by BOOTS)
fingi
fire in the hole (an ignited fart - contributed by Hambone)
fizz (contributed by CS Rondeau, Spider J.)
fizz-fuzz (contributed by CS Rondeau)
fizzy fuzz (contributed by Dick R.)
flabbergaster
flame throwers
flatulence
flatulencia (Spanish)
flatus
flooper (contributed by Phyllis)
fluff
flurpies
fly breaking the sound barrier (contributed by Smoopuppy)
foo-foo (contributed by Hambone)
frump (an underwater fart -- contributed by Yellybrat)
Furz (German -  contributed by Gray)
fuss (Lebonese) (contributed by james)
the fuzz (contributed by CS Rondeau, Spider J.)
the fuzz=fizz (contributed by CS Rondeau)
gas
gasser
gastronomical reprocussion (contributed by Lisa)
General Colon Bowel barking commands (contributed by Hambone)
gooz (Persian - contributed by Armond)
gross wind
grosse humours
guano-talk
gou pi (Chinese for "dog fart" - contributed by George S.)
grunghee (contributed by Deego)
gurglers
hanger ("the killer that emerges the morning after two days of drinking and permeates everything, making whatever room you were in unusable for at least half an hour" - contributed by Rob C.)
he (Japanese - pronounced "hay" - contributed by Jarrod)
hissers
hole in the wall gang (multiple farts - contributed by Hambone)
honksa (Choctaw - pronounced "honk-sa" -- contributed by Thrashforever)
hot wind (contributed by BLCO7)
Hun Futza (German for "dog fart" - contributed by DrummerDanDogg)
hurricane (contributed by Ryan)
hydrogen bombs
ignimbrite (ignited fart)
Jersey torch (ignited fart, from the movie "IQ" - contributed by Barb F.)
jetwash (from Top Gun - contributed by ThetaGravy)
kabooms (farts that hurt - submitted by Cpt. BooBerry)
kanala (Danish - submitted by Mary S.)
the leather cheerio bark (contributed by Zack W.)
lingers
lort (Danish - contributed by Casper)
love puff (England - contributed by Chris, Chedi Master of Derby)
low flying geese (contributed by DjMightyMike)
low flying jets (contributed by TUTS314)
massive vapor of butt gas (contributed by Pittimunga)
message from the interior (contributed by Steve R.)
methane
misdirected burp
Missouri mud ducks (contributed by Deb)
moon beam (contributed by Hambone)
morning thunder
mouse (contributed by Phyllis)
mousie squeak
mudslapper (contributed by Spittoon)
mush (contributed by Snoopidog)
musical butt (contributed by Ubu3)
the nether belch
nuée ardent (a hot fart that rolls down the leg burning off all the hairs in its path)
one-cheek sneaks
paad (Hindi - contributed by Sandeep K.)
pants geese (contributed by Zack W.)
passed flatus
passed gas
peaches
pedo (Spanish)
peido (Portuguese -contributed by Rafael G.P.)
peo (Spanish, used in Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and other Latin American regions - contributed by  Ancsea)
pet (French)
petard (contributed by Pitdeolive)
phewie
pip (contributed by andymac)
pluts
poelse (Danish - contributed by Casper)
poodles  (contributed by stephalbert)
poof (contributed by Hambone)
poofume (contributed by andymac)
poo gas (contributed by HeMan)
pooh
pooh noise (contributed by Amanda J.)
poop fumes (contributed by SPC)
poop without the mess
poopy tunes (contributed by brendan)
poot (contributed by Snoopidog)
pooty pants (contributed by Rz)
popcorn fart (a dry fart) (contributed by IFlatulant)
pop tarts
power poof (contributed by Hambone)
preets (contributed by Jetdogy)
prison break (contributed by Hambone)
proot-proots (French - contributed by DD Ramsey)
prootsie (contributed by Jetdogy)
prut (Danish - contributed by Casper)
pudd (Punjabi - contributed by Sandeep K.)
puffer
puh
puk (Russian - pronounced "pook" - contributed by Gray)
pulpmiller
pum  (Portuguese -contributed by Rafael G.P.)
purple clouds (as in "I can't smell nothin' but them purple clouds is sho stingin my eyes!" - contributed by Chris H.)
putt-putts (contributed by Agnes)
queve (a frontal emission from a woman - contributed by Rz)
rames (Palauan) (specifically a high-pitched, long, drawn-out fart)
rare arse (quiet, undulating gentle sound - contributed by Ron C., from father's Royal Navy terms)
rattler (contributed by Dick M.)
rectal turbulence (contributed by Randy C.)
report
ringo (contributed by Stiv)
ringtailed roarer (contributed by Ron C., from father's Royal Navy terms)
rip ass (contributed by DrummerDanDogg)
ripship (contributed by Spider J.)
the ripshit (contributed by CS Rondeau)
ripskin (contributed by the Ripskin Club)
ripsnorter
roevgas (Danish - contributed by Casper)
rup rap (diarrhea propelled by flatus - contributed by Tony of Belfast)
the scented scream (contributed by Zack W.)
scheet (Dutch)
seam squirrels (contributed by avernus)
shit fumes (contributed by SPC)
shit propellant
shit vapor (contributed by Anderson G.)
shit without the mess
silent but deadly (SBD)
silent but violent (SBV) (contributed by Acemantsb)
silent depth charge (contributed by M.L.G.)
silent spadily
sitter air (contributed by Kevin and Carol O.)
skag (contributed by Bill J. and Matt K.)
skid (Danish - contributed by Casper)
sliders
smelly jelly (a wet fart - contributed by Rz)
smell-o-rama (contributed by Hambone)
smelts (contributed by Hambone)
smoofer (contributed by C. Whisman)
snak (in the bathtub)
S.O.D. (stench of death) (contributed by Wacankiyopi)
some asshole behind you talking shit (contributed by DrtTweekr)
sound spadily
sphincter whistle (contributed by Nukiks)
sphincturbulence (contributed by Hambone)
spitters
squeakers
squib
stainer (contributed by Snoopidog)
stale wind (contributed by pdmetcalf)
stench of death (contributed by Craig)
stink
stinker  (contributed by Heather)
surprise (a fart with a lump in it - contributed by K. Fisher of Virginia)
svaerd (Danish - contributed by Casper)
talking pants (contributed by Zack W.)
tear arse (loud, disturbing sound - contributed by Ron C., from father's Royal Navy terms)
tear ass (contributed by CS Rondeau)
terminal flatulence
terminal velocity flatulence
three tone fart (contributed by Acemantsb)
thunder below (contributed by CAP1SGT0)
thunder in the buns
tonage (contributed by Acemantsb)
toop (contributed by Rz)
tooters (contributed by Winters)
toot-toots (contributed by Winters)
triple flutter blaster (contributed by Tobytalks)
triple thunder flutter
trouser cough (contributed by Price)
trouser trumpet
trump (England - contributed by Chris, Chedi Master of Derby)
turtle (contributed by Tabitha)
tushie belches (contributed by Mensa)
underpants lion (contributed by Zack W.)
veirnt (contributed by Savage897)
ventifact
vind (Danish - contributed by Casper)
voice of the toothless one (contributed by Jimmy K.)
wet fart (contributed by Mr. Gimpster)
wet one
whallop
whootzie (contributed by DrummerDanDogg)
wind
wind breakage (contributed by Kevin and Carol O.)
windy pops
wizard
zephyr (contributed by BLCO7)
 

Other words for flatulating: the verbs: the process, the act.

backfire
bake breeze biscuits (contributed by John K.)
bake brownies (contributed by digitaIlll)
bark
bend a valve (contributed by Steve R.)
blow dirt (contributed by HimAgn)
blow dust (contributed by HimAgn)
blow a fart
blow a gasket (a wet one -- contributed by Steve R.)
blow kisses (contributed by AimDoin)
blow mud (contributed by HimAgn)
blow smoke
blow the sparkplugs
blurt
boff (England - contributed by Chris, Chedi Master of Derby)
boom-boom
break the seam (to pass gas with high velocity or large volume) (contributed by Warren via Julie)
break wind
buang angin (Indonesian)
bust ass (contributed by Nettybugs)
butt yodeling (contributed by Mary S.)
chemold (Palauan)
clear one's throat
cleft a boofer (contributed by Steve K.)
colon bowlin' (contributed by Hambone)
cook eggs
couper le fromage (French)
crack ass (contributed by squall5)
crepitate
crop dusting (submitted by Bert of Lubbock) (refers to dropping one while walking past people)
cut a gasser
cut a melon
cut chedder (contributed by Craig1573)
cut muffins (contributed by digitaIlll)
cut one
cut the cheese
cut the provolone
deal one
degas
dot'dot (Chamoru)
draw mud from the bottom of the pond (for wet farts - contributed by ThetaGravy)
drop ass (contributed by Dan S.)
drop a cookie
drop a fart
drop a ringo (contributed by Stiv)
drop a rose
drop one (contributed by IRISHGERRY)
drop one's guts (England - contributed by Chris, Chedi Master of Derby)
effluviate (rural Pennsylvania - contributed by Mike F.)
emit a fart
erupt one (contributed by Craig)
fardullah
fart
fart like a popcorn machine (contributed by SimplyLucy)
fessa (Egyptian Arabic - contributed by Tarek)
flatulate
float an air biscuit (contributed by IFlatulant)
frump
furzen (German -contributrd by Gray)
fuss (Lebonese) (contributed by james)
get expelled from stool (contributed by Hambone)
grunt (contributed by Ell & Mike)
guff (contributed by Ell & Mike)
heiny burp (contributed by UsKissels)
he o koita  (Japanese for "rip a fart" - pronounced "hay o' koyita" - contributed by Jarrod)
here comes Freddie
Jag fis (Swedish for "I farted" - pronounced "yaw fees" - contributed by Slappyf)
kentut (Indonesian)
kill the canary (contributed by Malachi of Guam)
launch a wifter (contributed by Hambone)
lay a fart
lay a jellybean (contributed by Toni of California)
let a windy (contributed by Tom H. Jr.)
let fly a fart
let Freddie out of jail (contributed by Louie "Poohy" Oster)
let one
make a stink
make cheese
make methane
make some underleg noise (attributed to Ren of Ren and Stimpy; contributed by Maria)
ot'ot (Tagalog)
pass gas
peidar  (Portuguese -contributed by Rafael G.P.)
peter (French)
piffle
pollute the atmosphere
poopski
poot
pop corn (contributed by Missyjags)
pop off (contributed by andymac)
pritz (contributed by BOND0069)
puf
pukat (Russian - pronounced "pookat" - contributed by Gray)
queimar a bota  (Portuguese -contributed by Rafael G.P.)
refine shit particles (contributed by andymac)
release intestinal gases
ringo (contributed by Stiv)
rip one
rip the canvas (contributed by andymac)
roar from the rear
shit the bed (contributed by Phil W. and Pat N.)
shoot bunnies (contributed by Grim's mother)
sink my battleship (contributed by MoonLily88)
sneeze in one's pants (contributed by BajaMerc200)
spider's barking (contributed by TamieToo)
spill one's guts (Australian - contributed by Wayne)
split the seam (to pass a small but signficant amount of gas) (contributed by Warren via Julie)
start a Harley (contributed by Steve R.)
start the engine
step on a duck (submitted by Tina J.)
step on a frog
step on a fart snake
stink out loud
stomp on the barking spider (contributed by ML)
strike mud (contributed by Cuda2 of Georgia)
strip a gear (contributed by Steve R.)
supply it
taint ripper (your taint in that little piece of skin between your ass and your whatsit?
  It taint ass and it taint whatisit - contributed by Mary S.)
toot
vent (contributed by Mosh6674)
winden laten (Dutch)
 

 Fart rhymes from the schoolyard: a treasury of childhood fartlore

 Beans, Beans

(from Atlanta, GA, early 1930s)

Beans, beans, the musical fruit:
The more you eat, the more you toot! [or poot]
The more you toot, the better you feel,
So let's have beans for every meal!  or So beans, beans for every meal! (Alternate last line submitted by Mark R.)
    (Additional lines submitted by Tanya R.)
I ate my beans and they were loaded,
Went to bed and they exploded!

(Collected in Syracuse, NY, early 1960s)

Beans, beans, are good for your heart!
The more you eat, the more you fart!
The more you fart, the better you feel,
So let's have beans for every meal!

(Submitted by Andy Slavin of the U.K.:)
Beans, beans, good for ya heart
The more ya eat the more ya fart
The more ya fart the more ya eat
The more ya sit on the toilet seat!

(Submitted by Kalynn:)
Beans, beans, the musical fruit,
The more you eat, the more you toot,
The more you toot, the better you feel,
So lift up your leg and let one squeal!

 Peaches

(Submitted by Jack L. of Atlanta)

Peaches, peaches, I smell peaches,
Yonder goes a boy with a hole in his breeches!
 

 Going Down the Highway

(from Syracuse, NY, collected 1968)

Going down the highway,
Going eighty-four,
Johnny cut a gasser
And it blew me out the door!
The engine, it exploded,
The chassis fell apart,
All because of Johnny's
Supersonic fart!

    (submitted by Jennifer A. Substitute the name of your choice for "Johnny.")

Going down the highway
Highway number 4,
Johnny let a fart
And blew me out the door;
The wheels started shaking,
The engine fell apart,
All because of Johnny's
Supersonic fart!

    (submitted by Sundown. Substitute the name of your choice for "Johnny.")

Drivin' down the highway,
Doin' sixty-four,
Johnny let a big one,
Blew me out the door!
Earth couldn't take it,
Space fell apart,
All because of Johnny's
Supersonic fart!

    (submitted by BalletIZMe)

Riding down the highway,
Route 44,
Johnny made a big one
And blew us out the door!
The engine couldn't take it,
The caboose fell apart,
All because of Johnny's
Supersonic fart!

 A Little Gush of Wind

(submitted by Sicko Nicko)

A little gush of wind
Straight from the heart;
It tickled down my backbone
And it's also called a fart.

A fart can be useful;
It gives the body ease,
It warms the bed in winter
And suffocates the fleas.
 

Skinny and Fatty

(Submitted by MdM)

Skinny and Fatty lying in bed,
Skinny lets a fart, Fatty's dead,
Skinny calls the doctor, doctor says,
One more fart, we'll all be dead
 

Gene, Gene, Made a Machine

(Submitted by Ed, 1999; also collected in Erie, PA,, 1989)

Gene, Gene made a machine.
Joe, Joe made it go.
Art, Art let a fart
And blew the whole machine apart.
    (alternate last line, submitted by Louie)
And blew the whole damn thing apart.
    (alternate last line submitted by Mark R.)
And blew it all apart.

Marty, Farty

(Submitted by Sleepy)

Marty, Farty,
Had a party,
All the gang was there.
Mr. Chopper
Let a whopper,
All went out for air!

(Submitted by Tanya W., another variant which was circulating among the kindergarten crowd in the 1970s:)

Harty Farty
Had a party,
All the Farts were there;
Tutti Fruiti
Let a beauty,
And they all went out for air.

Wherever You May Be

(Submitted by berfert)

Wherever you may be
Let your wind pass free.
 

There Once Was a Man from Rangoon

(Submitted by Bronx Cheer)

There once was a man from Rangoon
Whose farts could be heard on the moon;
When you'd least expect 'em
They'd burst from his rectum
With the force of a raging typhoon!!
 

There Was a Young Girl of la Plata

(Submitted by Derek J.)

There was a young girl of la Plata
Who was widely renowned as a farter.
Her deafening reports
At the Argentine sports
Made her much in demand as a starter.

Riddle

(Submitted by Mary S.)

What is motherless, fatherless,
Born without skin,
Spoke one word
And never spoke again?

    Ans.: A fart, of course!

(Another version, submitted by Brad L.)
What is born into this world
Without hide, hair, or skin;
Cries once and never cries again?

More Riddles

(Submitted by liver-E)

What goes through your pants without making a hole?



(Submitted by Merlyn)

What is the difference between a Klingon fart and a sandstorm?

Answer: A sandstorm does not glow in the dark!

(If you are interested in Klingon farts, you  might want to see what happens when Worf gets into a farting duel with the Prince of Bigassia in Star Tricked: the Next Perpetration: Episode 14.)



(Submitted by Aryeh G.)

What is the definition of a surprise?

Answer: A fart with a lump in it!



(Submitted by RTerritory)

Do farts have lumps?

Answer: No? Then I just shit my pants!

A Farting Horse

(Submitted by Galessc)

A farting horse will never tire,
A farting man's the man to hire.

    (A variant submitted by bruzz)

A farting man will never tire,
A farting horse is the one to sire.
 

The Fart is a Wondrous Thing

(Submitted by Derek J.)

The fart it is a wondrous thing that's made inside your belly,
It comes out of your bottom and is often very smelly.
Now, everybody does them, from beggars through to queens
And you can do some beauties when you've been eating beans!

So don't worry about those rumblings,
Be proud of all your trumps!
But remember, if you strain too hard
Your farts come out as lumps!

Here I Sit

(from Buffalo, NY, 1979)

Here I sit, broken-hearted,
Paid a dime but only farted.
Yesterday I took a chance,
Saved a dime but shat my pants.

(Submitted by Mary:)

Here I sit, broken-hearted,
Had to shit but only farted.  (or, Tried to shit but only farted, variant submitted by Angelfan)

(Submitted by RaiderEp:)

Here I sit all broken hearted,
Tried to shit but only farted!
Here I sit in a trance,
Tried to fart, but shit my pants!

(Submitted by BigZ)

Here I sit all broken hearted;
Paid a nickle to shit and only farted.
If that nickle broke your heart,
I hope you shit every time you fart.

    (Submitted by SlarryMBOB)

Here I sit, broken hearted,
Tried to shit but only farted;
Then one day I took a chance,
Tried to fart but shit my pants!

    (Submitted by Aryeh G.)

Here I sit, cheeks a-flexin',
Giving birth to another Texan.

Why Fart?

    (Submitted by kimbykat)

Why fart and waste it,
When you can burp and taste it?
 

When I Get Up

    (Submitted by Clarke C.)

When I get up to wipe my ass,
I like to pass a little gas;
It clears my hole
And dries the bowl
And shows I got a lotta class.

10-20-30

    (Submitted by greg)

Substitute the name of your choice for Name:

10-20-30-40-50 or more:
Name cut a fart in the grocery store!

Thirty people died trying to hold their breath,
And Name cut another one and blew out the rest!
 

 When You're Hot

    (Submitted by Robert)

When you're hot you're hot,
And when you're not you're not;
But when you're on the pot,
Give it all you've got.

Better to Fart

    (Submitted by Condintoit, and by Alan B. via George B.)

Better to fart and bear the shame,
Than hold the fart and bear the pain!

    (Alternate version submitted by fun2see)

It's better to fart and feel the shame,
Than hold it in and feel the pain.

F is For Fart

    (Submitted by Mary S.)

F is for fart that stirs up a breeze,
And smells even worse then Limberger cheese.

Some Come Here

    (Submitted by bob cowboy)

Some come here to sit and think,
But I come here to shit and stink!

Origin of the Addams Family

    (Submitted by GRobi)

The Addams family started
When Uncle Fester farted;
Their children are retarded,
The Addams family!

Marty Barty Farted

(Submitted by Skuby, created by Skuby and friend in 6th grade, to the tune of "The Addams Family.

Marty Barty farted,
The smell made him retarded,
The ozone was outsmarted
By the awful smell!

The Farter From Sparta

    (Submitted by Steve S.)

There was a young fellow from Sparta.
A really magnificent farter.
On the strength of one bean
He'd fart "God Save the Queen,"
And Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.

He could vary, with proper persuasion,
His fart to suit any occasion.
He could fart like a flute,
Like a lark, like a lute,
This highly fartistic Caucasian.

This sparkling young farter from Sparta,
His fart for no money would barter.
He could roar from his rear
Any scene from Shakespeare,
Or Gilbert and Sullivan's Mikado.

Nobody could play the classics finer,
As he showed me one day in the diner.
I had a bagel with lox
While he played from his buttocks:
Chopin's Etude #12 in C-minor.

He'd fart a gavotte for a starter,
And fizzle a fine serenata.
He could play on his anus
The Coriolanus:
Oof, boom,er-tum,tootle, yum tah-dah!

He was great in the Christmas Cantata,
He could double-stop fart the Toccata,
He'd boom from his ass
Bach's B-Minor Mass,
And in counterpoint, La Traviata.

Spurred on by a very high wager
With an envious German named Bager,
He'd proceeded to fart
The complete oboe part
Of a Haydn Octet in B-major.

His reportoire ranged from classics to jazz,
He achieved new effects with bubbles of gas.
With a good dose of salts
He could whistle a waltz
Or swing it in razzamatazz.

His basso profundo with timbre so rare
He rendered quite often, with power to spare.
But his great work of art,
His fortissimo fart,
He saved for the Marche Militaire.

One day he was dared to perform
The William Tell Overture Storm,
But naught could dishearten
Our spirited Spartan,
For his fart was in wonderful form.

It went off in capital style,
And he farted it through with a smile,
Then, feeling quite jolly,
He tried the finale,
Blowing double-stopped farts all the while.

The selection was tough, I admit,
But it did not dismay him one bit,
Then, with his ass thrown aloft
He suddenly coughed...
And collapsed in a shower of shit.

His bunghole was blown back to Sparta,
Where they buried the rest of our farter,
With a gravestone of turds
Inscribed with the words:
"To the Fine Art of Farting, A Martyr."

Fart, Fart

(Submitted by Zit00)

Fart, fart!
It comes out like a dart!
I wish my farts
Could come out like a singing lark...

Excuse Me for My Ignorance

    (Submitted by Jason T.)

Excuse me for my ignorance,
It wasn't very smart,
But if it came out the other end
It would've been a fart!

A Fart is a Chemical Substance

    (Submitted by the poop master 2000)

A fart is a chemical substance,
It comes from a place called bum;
It penetrates through the trousers,
And lands with a musical hum.
To fart, to fart, 'tis no disgrace;
It warms the blankets on cold winter nights,
And suffocates all the fleas.

A Belch is But a Gentle Wind

    (Submitted by Leo M.)

A belch is but a gentle wind
That cometh from the heart,
But when it takes a downward turn
It then becomes a fart.

Siapa Yang Kentut?

Tut, tut, tut,
Siapa yang kentut?

 (This Indonesian playground rhyme is a modification of a cute little song about a train, and is used as a counting game. The person who gets the last word is the one who supplied the fart. The translation is "Toot, toot, toot, who is it who farted?")
 

Answers to that famous question:

Who Did It?

He who smelt it
Dealt it.
(or the variant submitted by SimplyLucy)
Whoever smelt it,
Dealt it.

He who denied it
Supplied it.

(Submitted by Ellie:)
You said the rhyme -
You did the crime!
(or the variant submitted by Brutus)
Whoever said the rhyme
Did the crime.

(Submitted by Jon:)
The smellers
The feller!

(Submitted by Snoopidog)
You said it,
You let it!

(Submitted by Louie "Poohy" Oster)
He who detected it
Ejected it!

    (Submitted by Louie "Poohy" Oster)
Whoever snooped it
Pooped it!

(Submitted by brian)
"The dog always digs up the bone."

(Submitted by Mary S.)
"The skunk smells his own hole first."

(Submitted by M.L.G.)
"The fox smells his own hole first."

(Submitted by WT from Scotland)
Who farted? Me mammy,
Dae it again son,
Me cannae,
God bless your wee bum.

(Submitted by RaiderEp)
The one with a gaseous demeanor
Is the one with the smell that is meaner!!
    (with reply:)
I can only attest
To a smell that is best!
 

Schoolyard Fart Tricks

    Patrick B. says that you can trick someone into mentioning farts without them realizing it by getting them to read the following out loud, preferably in front of an audience:  HOOF HEARTED ICE MELTED.

    M. Rodrigues submitted this one: Get your friends to say this fast: One smart man, he felt smart; two smart men, they felt smart; three smart men, they all felt smart!

    Scott offers this version of the one above: One smart fellow, he felt smart; two smart fellows, they both felt smart.
 
 

Wise Fart Sayings

A fart is just a turd beeping for the right of way! (Submitted by Bill)

A fart is nothing but the lonely cry of an imprisoned turd. (Submitted by LT683)

A fart's a shit without the mess. (from George Carlin, submitted by Painindnek)

If two people are in an elevator and one person farts, everyone knows who did it.  (from George Carlin, submitted by Painindnek)

He who farts last is the last one farting. (Submitted by Butter214)

He who farts in church sits in his own pew. (Submitted by Lorie B.) or He who fart in church sit in own pew. (Submitted by Beach)

Fart three times and get a wish. (Submitted by Malachi)

If someone farts in the car, all persons should take three deep breaths and it will all be gone. (Submitted by Dick M.)

Vulcan saying: Only a Klingon would fart in an airlock. (Submitted by BCorri)

Farting is your ass's way of saying "hi" when you forget it's there. (Submitted by Grim.)

It gives two people something NOT to talk about! (Submitted by Grim.)
 

Things to Say After Farting

    According to Kelly F., there is a US Airforce custom of saying, "Howdy!" after farting in flight, to assure one's colleagues that one's intentions are peaceful.

    Jimmy K. tells of a friend who says, "Speak to me, oh, toothless one!"  Similarly, Bazzbull says, "Speak to me, ol' toothless wonder!" And EHALL says, "Oh, toothless one! Your voice has changed but your breath is still the same!"

    TGeaber says, "It's that asshole talking behind my back again!"

    Gpgo and his frat brothers say, "Oops! A sudden loss in cabin pressure!"

    Murray E. sends this account of a response to belching: "Once, when Dorothy Parker was at a dinner, a man burped quite loudly  she is reported to have looked at him and said, 'why didn't you use the other end and save your teeth?'"

    According to BSneed, after Czechs let out a silent fart, they announce the fact by saying, "Soytka," to let their friends know they might be smelling something. The word refers to a kind of little bird.

    According to Rodney Y., his father says after farting, "Speak up, Asshole - Don't take that shit!"

    Another father, that of LeNaye, says the following: "There's a kiss for you!" or "The ducks are calling." or "Damn frogs..."

    When someone else farts, Mack says, "Oh, stop your bragging!"

    According to Chris, the thing to say in northern England after farting is, "More tea, Vicar?"

    Ron C.'s father, a Royal Navyman, would say, "Don't worry - plenty for all!"

    Bill J. and Matt K. say, "When farts are transported past another while still engulfed in one's pants, one
should ask the perpetrator, 'Are you draggin' skags??'"

    According to Marci, Rodney Dangerfield said, "Hey, did somebody step on a duck?" in Caddyshack.

    According to Brandon P., in Mexico, what you say is, "Reza por tu alma porque tu cuerpo ya esta podrido." This means, "Pray for your soul because your body is already rotten."
 

Types of farters

Bugle bum: Australian term for someone who farts a lot. (contributed by Michi)
Fart blossom: a producer of particularly redolent farts.
Fartmeister: an expert and accomplished farter.
Methane makers: people who fart a lot. (contributed by Ech T.)
Organ arse: Australian term for someone who farts a lot. (contributed by Michi)
Snorkeldorfer: a person who farts underwater and then sticks his nose in the bubble. (contributed by Yardfelon)
 

Original Fart Compositions!

The Vapors

by Rosemarie Chostler

  Why is Fart
  a word we can't say?
  Despite the fact we Fart
  countless times each day.
  "Expel gas"; "have flatus"
  The terms O.K. to use
  But to avoid the word Fart
  doesn't serve to diffuse
  The smell and the noise
  when one slips out
  Whether silent but deadly
  or odorless and loud.
  Is it all in the word
  or is it always pestiferous?
  Is flatus benign
  while a Fart is odoriferous?
  A Fart is indeed gas
  better out than in
  Noxious and noisy
  but certainly no sin.
  It's socially frowned upon
  to rectally groan
  So it's best to enjoy Farting
  while sitting alone.
  But if one sneaks out
  during a meeting or parting
  Simply play dumb and say,
  "Who the heck's Farting?"
  If there are two
  so it's obviously you
  Say, "Don't be embarassed,
  I do that too."
  To talk about Farting
  or flatus or gas
  The words are synonymous
  as long as not passed.
  If you Fart quite a lot
  you need not despair
  It means you're quite wealthy:
  a self-made million-air!

Here Comes the Bride

by Jerry Riccio, Nicole Riccio, and Jamie Lynn Riccio

Here comes the bride all dressed in brown,
It used to be white but she crapped on her gown.

Her comes the bride; she looks pretty smart,
She stopped in the aisle and let out a fart.

There runs the groom because he heard the boom,
He's heading towards the door,
He never smelt that brand before!

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