Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Wed Sep 26 19:15:06 UTC 2007

Yes, "cut" is definitely the "verb of choice" for a fart (cf. "cut the cheese")--but alternatives do exist: "blow," "deal," "lay," and the Chaucerian "let flee," for example.


>Interesting that the verb of choice for "a fart" is "to cut."

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