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  1. fsanford

    fsanford Well-Known Member

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    SplitIdentity Well-Known Member

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    I am never going to have cancer if that's true.

    I fart often. Too often ive been told.
     
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    You may never die...however, those around you may think you have.
     
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    Samesies!

    Not sure it's something to be proud of, but hey, here's to being cancer free!
     
  5. pourcyne

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    Fart Proudly - it's the way our forefathers would have wanted it.

    To the Royal Academy of Farting

    c. 1781
    GENTLEMEN,

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    Permit me then humbly to propose one of that sort for your consideration, and through you, if you approve it, for the serious Enquiry of learned Physicians, Chemists, &c. of this enlightened Age. It is universally well known, That in digesting our common Food, there is created or produced in the Bowels of human Creatures, a great Quantity of Wind. That the permitting this Air to escape and mix with the Atmosphere, is usually offensive to the Company, from the fetid Smell that accompanies it.
    That all well-bred People therefore, to avoid giving such Offence, forcibly restrain the Efforts of Nature to discharge that Wind. That so retain’d contrary to Nature, it not only gives frequently great present Pain, but occasions future Diseases, such as habitual Cholics, Ruptures, Tympanies, &c. often destructive of the Constitution, & sometimes of Life itself.
    Were it not for the odiously offensive Smell accompanying such Escapes, polite People would probably be under no more Restraint in discharging such Wind in Company, than they are in spitting, or in blowing their Noses.

    [The rest of Franklin's essay here.]
     

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