“Fart” is one of the oldest words in the English Language. The term has Indo-European roots and the oldest recorded joke is a saying of the Sumerians, “Something which has never occurred since time immemorial; a young woman did not fart in her husband’s lap.”

“Fart” is one of the oldest words in the English Language. The term has Indo-European roots and the oldest recorded joke is a saying of the Sumerians, “Something which has never occurred since time immemorial; a young woman did not fart in her husband’s lap.”

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A painting of an Egyptian farting
Egyptian farting

According to historians, the word “fart” came into existence in the 13th century. 

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