Folklore is often seen as an expression of unconscious desires and anxieties. The whoopee cushion has stood the test of time, as have the jokes, quotations, riddles and mishaps of characters and public figures who find themselves raised up by the power of the human emissions system. Seekers of laughter and entertainment continually turn to the rear in attempts to give release to the pressures of being graced with pipes and pipettes.This collection represents one man's lifelong obsession with farting and the art inspired by the act. Don, a humorist in his 90s has been collecting folklore about the most common human experience for the last 4 decades. Here he travels far and wide, from 12th century inns to modern road signs in Germany, from the Dead Sea Scrolls to the "New England Journal of Medicine".This special text includes a recipe for Nun's Fart, a traditional French bakery treat, notes to fellow farters, Don's commentary on the classics (beans, beer and belching), a chapter called Around the World in 80 Farts, farting contests and the fart bomb, sections on pyrotechnical farts, silver screen farts, and musical farts, imitation farts, and more.
It begins with a chapter entitled, 'The First Time,' followed by, 'Let's Get Starting Farting', continuing on through the history of farting in literature, skirting around the world, through every category of fart-related humor including four-legged farters, finally ending with 'Terminal Flatulence', and 'The Final Fart'.
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(234mm x 178mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Frog Ltd
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Author Biography - Don D. Nibbelink
Don D. Nibbelink was a renowned scholar of flatulence and the author of countless articles and five books on photography, including "Picturing People" and "The Handbook of Student Photography." He was an expert furniture maker and wood carver, a noted B&B host, and a recorder player who gave a command performance before the King and Queen of Thailand.