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Farts have been funny to humans for thousands of years. This basic bodily function has countless nicknames around the world, but our fascination with farts is probably best illustrated by the simple whoopee cushion. In this episode from the podcast Brought to You By, Charlie Herman reports on the history of the whoopee cushion and why we can’t help but laugh when we hear that sound.
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Episode transcript, music, and credits can be found here: https://www.20k.org/episodes/makinwhoopee