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To think you shouldn't accuse women of farting

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Waterymargin Tue 01-Sep-15 17:47:14

At work today a colleague started saying ugh, it smells, you have Carter, go to the toilet. Aibu to think this is rude and embarrassing for women?

Spartans Tue 01-Sep-15 17:50:16

So it's ok to do it to a man?

ginmakesitallok Tue 01-Sep-15 17:51:25

Eh? It's rude whether it's addressed to men or women. Only acceptable with direct family.

Egosumquisum Tue 01-Sep-15 17:52:39

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Egosumquisum Tue 01-Sep-15 17:53:59

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Rarity08 Tue 01-Sep-15 17:54:13

I blame the cat grin

MissFitt68 Tue 01-Sep-15 17:54:55

Why not women?? Are they some protected species who should be placed on a pedestal or something?? Am I missing something here op?

elbowsdontsing2 Tue 01-Sep-15 17:55:06

but was it you grin

Waterymargin Tue 01-Sep-15 17:56:06

Well yes it was actually!

But I just find men are proud.

PurpleDaisies Tue 01-Sep-15 17:56:20

Is there usually a lot of banter at your work place? I'm struggling to get offended on your behalf. If you had a problem with it, why not just tell them to stop?

I know men who would be absolutely gutted to be teased about having farted so I don't think it is necessarily a gender thing. If anything blokes are more likely to be expected to put up with that sort of toilet humour trading.

wankerchief Tue 01-Sep-15 17:57:00

<farts>

Hellocampers Tue 01-Sep-15 17:57:32

Jesus where do you work? How bizarre and childish.

PurpleDaisies Tue 01-Sep-15 17:58:06

Teasing not trading in my post!

JustMeOverHere Tue 01-Sep-15 17:59:40

Go to the toilet because you farted? confused

I would be in there all bloody day if I did that!

Spartans Tue 01-Sep-15 18:00:01

So you farted and stank the place out, but upset that someone called you out on it because you have a vagina?

Waterymargin Tue 01-Sep-15 18:00:50

It just slipped out it was smelly as had curry yesterday but how rude! I was v embarrassed.

Egosumquisum Tue 01-Sep-15 18:02:25

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Egosumquisum Tue 01-Sep-15 18:03:25

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ArendelleQueen Tue 01-Sep-15 18:03:49

Well, it wasn't an accusation, was it?! It was a fact. grin

Waterymargin Tue 01-Sep-15 18:05:39

Yes but it was a mistake!

U2HasTheEdge Tue 01-Sep-15 18:08:07

I fart all the time. I have IBS

Thankfully at work the smell just blends in with all the other bad smells.

I would be mortified if someone had mentioned a smelly fart.

JustOneMinuteAtATime Tue 01-Sep-15 18:11:25

You can't poison the air and then get upset that someone calls you on it!

Spartans Tue 01-Sep-15 18:11:31

It was a mistake? What were you trying to do?

Fwiw I wouldn't accuse anyone. Male or female. To suggest it's ok to do it to men because there are usually proud of it, very odd.

Pipbin Tue 01-Sep-15 18:11:46

Women fart too you know.

If I'm sure one will be silent I let slip in class too.

Egosumquisum Tue 01-Sep-15 18:15:25

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