(Closed) How do you say "passing gas"?

posted 4 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: What do you call "passing gas"?
    Fart : (163 votes)
    63 %
    Toot : (44 votes)
    17 %
    Fluff : (6 votes)
    2 %
    Flatulence : (5 votes)
    2 %
    Wind : (8 votes)
    3 %
    Cut the cheese : (1 votes)
    0 %
    Pass gas : (26 votes)
    10 %
    Bottom burp : (0 votes)
    Let it rip! : (4 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    916 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I toot. He farts. in my mind, tooting is when you are unsuccessful at doing it quietly but you tried. When you fart, there is no attempt at disguising haha…why my mind has it this clearly broken down i have no idea. 

    Post # 5
    6349 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2014

    @FortiesFlare:  In general I say ‘fart’; if I was trying to be more proper (eg if I had excessive flatulence and needed to see a doctor (which doesn’t apply lol)) I would probably refer to it as ‘flatulence’ or ‘wind’.

    One of my best friends wasn’t allowed to say ‘fart’ as a child lol; she had to call it a ‘bottom burp’; which I actually find kinda gross!

    Post # 6
    916 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @barbie86:  Agreed; that’s definitely more gross!

     @FortiesFlare:  “fluff”…how cute! 

    Tangent here, but my sister and I convinced our younger brothers (they’re much younger) that women didn’t fart, as in it just wasn’t a female bodily function. It was pretty funny while it lasted! I think my mom or one of us accidentally let one slip and then they figured it out. 

    Post # 7
    1405 posts
    Bumble bee

    I call it playing the ass trumpet.

    Post # 8
    443 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    toot, fart, or butt chuckles. 

    Post # 9
    415 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Haha I am such a child…i laughed way too much at this. I usually just say fart, but in my family anything goes! We are kind of a gross family regarding bodily functions lol

    Post # 10
    7561 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    It’s much cuter in Korean, 방구 or “bangoo.”

    Post # 11
    904 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    When I was a kid my parents used the word “duck” as an alternative to “fart”.  As in “Who ducked?  Did you duck?”

    Post # 12
    7217 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I refer to it as a fart usually. Sometimes my husband and I will say that there are geese in the room.

    Post # 13
    404 posts
    Helper bee

    @FortiesFlare:  I call it “stomach problems.”  And then I say “Pardon me” if I accidentally have stomach problems in front of other people.  

    Post # 14
    3195 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @FortiesFlare:  when my husband was little him and his brothers called them ‘buddy bubbles’, which freaking kills me. whomever came up with that…seriously…lol

    Post # 15
    565 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    @fancymichelle:  ohh,you really are fancy! Lol 🙂


    @FortiesFlare:  growing up we couldn’t say fart,we said pass gas. I do say fart mainly when speaking of someone else(EW,did you fart!?) and pass gas when it about myself( oops,I have gas,sorry!). Lol but I also say Pass gass around my niece. Fart still is a little vulgar to me lol

    Post # 16
    77 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Sometimes I call it “pooting”  Did you poot?  Other times I call it farting.  I have to say “excuse me” if it happens in front of my husband or he gets all offended.  (he does extend the same courtesy to me if he does it…even if it’s over the phone so I can’t hear or smell it, lol)

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