12 FACTS ABOUT FARTING YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW
Farting and burping are totally normal body functions which many people are quite embarrassed by. Farting is considered the worst – it often smells bad and is considered bad manners by many cultures. Whatever you believe in, here are 12 facts about farting you weren’t aware of:
The term fart was coined in 1962 and means “wind from the anus”;
Men fart far more than women;
The average person farts 14 times a day;
These 14 farts are enough to fill a balloon;
Farting means that you’re healthy, and it’s nothing to be embarrassed by. Farting is produced by a healthy
digestive tract – in fact, if you never fart, you need to visit a doctor;
Although men fart more, female farts are smellier. Sorry, ladies!
Farts go out up to 10 feet per second;
If your sphincter is tight, you will produce louder farts;
Sodas and gum will increase the frequency of your farts;
Most of the 14 farts a day occur overnight;
Termites fart the most from the animal species. Zebras, cows, sheep, elephants and dogs are just after termites in terms of farting.