The History of Farting

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Michael O'Mara, 1995 - Flatulence - 160 pages
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This is a collection of papers from the Bart Collection on the history of farting. The collection was started by Benjamin Bart on discovering several papers in his grandmother Emily's cedar chest, and are available with the help of the Australian Literature Council.

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User Review  - bookaholism - LibraryThing

A fine little source book to while away time in the loo. The info about Le Petomane is tru, and old footage of his performances can be found on Read full review

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User Review  - chriscapoccia - LibraryThing

The cover art gives an academic air to lowbrow humor like: There was an old doctor called Bart Who encouraged his patients to fart. He said the relief Was usually brief But terribly good for the heart. Read full review


Introduction to the Fart Chapter 2 The Song of the Fart
Le Petomane
The Farta from Sparta

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