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sil giving me large pack of deflatine

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heraldgerald Fri 06-Jun-14 13:02:52

I've not got any particular problem with gas, honestly. Second sizable packet that sil has given me over the years. She gives it to me with a meaningful look about how she always likes to have a couple on her at all times. Its not a normal thing to do is it? Give someone medication to stop farting, is it? I'm really sure I'm not excessively gassy, I promise. Or do you?

ToysRLuv Fri 06-Jun-14 13:05:58

Maybe she has found it so life-changing for herself that she thinks everyone should use it.. but yes, it's a but odd.

TheLovelyBoots Fri 06-Jun-14 13:07:11

That's strange. And funny.

ReluctantCamper Fri 06-Jun-14 13:07:44

this is the best passive aggressive gift ever. Is she particularly farty? Do you get on OK when she's not giving you insulting presents?

Don't you ask her why she's giving it to you?

AElfgifu Fri 06-Jun-14 13:08:34

give her some breath freshener mints.

Shnickyshnackers Fri 06-Jun-14 13:10:08

breath freshener mints made me chortle!!

JuliaScurr Fri 06-Jun-14 13:27:50

just a thought
(hate the whole idea of it myself)

JuliaScurr Fri 06-Jun-14 13:30:27

totally ignore that war memorial thing! it's from something I was looking at earlier
deflatine is rude, but being killed in the Somme is a bit harsh

JuliaScurr Fri 06-Jun-14 13:32:29

I meant this:

motherofmonster Fri 06-Jun-14 13:36:43

Perhaps next time just say "oh no thank you sweetie, you look like you need them more than me at the moment" glance down at her bottom / tummy area and follow up with " ive heard that cutting down on bread helps with the bloating"

picnicbasketcase Fri 06-Jun-14 13:39:22

Give her a cork and a significant look.

Ioethe Fri 06-Jun-14 14:03:26

Best copy/paste error ever.

Does she work for somewhere that means she gets a discount on it? Does she give you other presents?

JuliaScurr Fri 06-Jun-14 14:13:35

exactly grin

OHforDUCKScake Fri 06-Jun-14 14:15:22

I thought deflatine was to make you fart. If you had trapped wind?

Surely you cant buy anything to stop you farting? You'd explode?
Perhaps she thinks your bloated.

DrinkFeckArseGirls Fri 06-Jun-14 14:26:08

She clearly thinks you're fat bloated. grin

SaucyJack Fri 06-Jun-14 14:28:07

Give her some Canesten and say it's because it's the best cure for an irritating cunt.

ouryve Fri 06-Jun-14 14:28:57

Perhaps she wants you to fart more when you visit?

WastingMyYoungYears Fri 06-Jun-14 14:40:49


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cozietoesie Fri 06-Jun-14 14:42:18

That is seriously.....odd. What does she give you (if anything) for eg Xmas?

cozietoesie Fri 06-Jun-14 14:50:19

(I'm just wondering whether she has form for strangeness in other ways.)

Icelollycraving Fri 06-Jun-14 14:54:32

My favourite thread this week grin
Really has made me chuckle.

littlegreengloworm Fri 06-Jun-14 14:55:16

saucyjack grin

All jokes aside, it is wierd. SIL are wierd though, IMO.

jeanmiguelfangio Fri 06-Jun-14 15:23:39

Its not for gas, deflatine will make you have gas, its for bloating and trapped wind

not quite sure what she is saying OP...

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