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Is willful flatulence really assault?
« Reply #25 on: 17/07/2008 17:40:23 »
Mine are like the silent shockers :)

As far as the question goes someone farting as an act of nature i very much doubt could be found guilty of a crime. If someone were to hold it in and then deliberatly let loose amongst a group of people with the intent to offend or harrass then that would be different but still hard to prove if it was a deliberate act.
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« Reply #26 on: 17/07/2008 19:23:35 »
Lawyer
"I put it to you that you deliberately, and with malice aforethought, farted with a view to offend or harass the plaintiff."
Defendant
"No, it's just that I had had beans for tea."
That's just never going to be heard in any court.
 

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« Reply #27 on: 17/07/2008 20:55:13 »
Lawyer
"I put it to you that you deliberately, and with malice aforethought, farted with a view to offend or harass the plaintiff."
Defendant
"No, it's just that I had had beans for tea."
That's just never going to be heard in any court.

Q; are there really 57 varieties?
 

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« Reply #28 on: 17/07/2008 21:19:03 »
Mine are like the silent shockers :)

aka the 'eggy drifter'.
 

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« Reply #29 on: 17/07/2008 21:54:45 »
I manage to blame them on dogs,cats and small children. I have never farted in anger though but I think I could part peoples hair with my deadly weapon.
 

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« Reply #30 on: 17/07/2008 22:03:38 »
Like the Queen, i never pass wind.
 

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« Reply #31 on: 18/07/2008 04:05:05 »
Beans, beans, the musical fruit.
The more your eat, the more you toot.
The more you toot, the better you feel.
So let's have beans at every meal!
 

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« Reply #32 on: 18/07/2008 08:23:57 »
Beans, beans, the musical fruit.
The more your eat, the more you toot.
The more you toot, the better you feel.
So let's have beans at every meal!

 

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« Reply #33 on: 18/07/2008 08:27:01 »
Lawyer
"I put it to you that you deliberately, and with malice aforethought, farted with a view to offend or harass the plaintiff."
Defendant
"No, it's just that I had had beans for tea."
That's just never going to be heard in any court.

Q; are there really 57 varieties?

Here's what Heinz says about it...

Our corporate history tells us that in 1896, Henry John Heinz noticed an advertisement for "21 styles of shoes." He decided that his own products were not styles, but varieties. Although there were many more than 57 foods in production at the time, because the numbers "5" and "7" held a special significance for him and his wife, he adopted the slogan "57" Varieties.

So, the number 57 isn't related to the number of products offered by Heinz. It is interesting to note, however, that the company currently sells 5,700 varieties in 200 countries and territories.
 

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« Reply #34 on: 19/07/2008 17:14:22 »
Fartalishus
 

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« Reply #35 on: 24/07/2008 00:03:13 »
it's not just cows- some of us apparently produce a large amount of methane. If you give people antibiotics, they produce less methane- could this be a solution for the cows too?
 

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« Reply #36 on: 30/09/2008 10:46:43 »
There are jurisdictions in the USA where it is in fact illegal "to disturb the peace by willful flatulence." I believe there are similar laws in Singapore. The traveler would do well to be informed about the local laws lest they have an unpleasant experience. I plan to write a pamphlet listing all the places in the world where public farting is forbidden (or regulated) so that the traveler is duly warned.
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