German gas? I remembered that my older siblings used to tease each other whenever one of them released some really stinky "German gas"! But this expression seemed to have sputtered out and I am not sure if Generations X and Y are familiar with it.
Wikipedia (under the heading "Fart") has this interesting cartoon which hints at the German origin of this expression:
German peasants greet the fire and brimstone from a papal bull of Pope Paul III in Martin Luther's 1545 Depictions of the Papacy.
I posted the German gas ad on Facebook and KA responded with this pic of a well-prepared dog...
|Oh no, the old fart's at it again!|
Haha, I am off to, yes, Germany, for a holiday. So I won't be blogging for two weeks.