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Thornyrose7 Thu 16-May-19 19:53:19

I know there have been lots of similar threads. But today I went into a quiet staff room with two maintenance guys sitting in there ( one I know to talk to) and while I was making my drink a fart slipped out without any warning. Not a stinker, but noisy. I tried to brazen it out , ignored it,and even stayed for a chat!I am old enough not to care. But I am so embarrassed and keep cringing. AIBU to not be able to stop thinking about it?

mollpop Thu 16-May-19 20:03:15

Meh. We've all done it. I once touched my boss's arse by mistake.

Chattycatty Thu 16-May-19 20:04:30

I once reached across the desk and neatly put my boob in to my boss's open hand

SuperPixie247 Thu 16-May-19 20:06:07

I farted tonight for the first time in front of my DP and I have known him 2 years!!

OP, you have my sympathies flowers

cushioncovers Thu 16-May-19 20:09:08

I farted once when walking down a corridor with a new co worker. It was a squeaky fart and so I pretended it was my shoes squeaking on the floor. 🤷🏻‍♀️ not sure she believed me.

kaytee87 Thu 16-May-19 20:11:11

I once reached across the desk and neatly put my boob in to my boss's open hand

grin brilliant

PurpleFlower1983 Thu 16-May-19 20:16:01

I remember when I was 15 and I let a massive fart off in class, I covered it well with a fake coughing fit but the smell was enough to let those on the immediate tables know what I’d done grin

SpamChaudFroid Thu 16-May-19 20:23:02

I once ran down the stairs to open the door to the postman and only when I noticed he wasn't looking me in the face I realised my pyjamas had come undone all down the front. Instead of acknowledging the awkwardness and laughing it off, I did a sort of slow pirrhouette while doing my buttons up, turned round to face him then signed for my package. What made it even worse was that while this was happening, ANOTHER delivery man turned up with something for me. Postman then tried to make a joke along the lines of "Ooh, got them queuing around the block, you have!"

WonderTweek Thu 16-May-19 20:23:25

My boss farted in front of me yesterday! We've been working together for almost seven years but he'd not done it before. He totally tried to cover it up by coughing but it stank and he gave me a "I think we both know what's happened here" look and kept talking about something or other. grin

I also saw a very posh looking woman at the yoghurt bit in Waitrose and she let out a little squeaky one, then panicked and tried to make a similar noise with her high heels but it didn't work but she just ended up doing this weird dance instead. Haha. Everyone does it OP, don't worry.

Processedpea Thu 16-May-19 20:24:38

Did you apologise ? 😁

DerrenBrownings Thu 16-May-19 20:26:49

Proper crying laughing at this thread. Please keep going it's hilarious. I have rubbed my boobs (and hit people who are bending down in the head with them) on people many a time! It's the norm now.

SuziQ10 Thu 16-May-19 20:29:10

I love these threads. 😂

Farts are so embarrassing

BlueJava Thu 16-May-19 20:30:11

Don't worry! We have all done similar. I went under the desk to fix a network issue a few months ago. Plugged the cable back into the port in the floor, didn't realize I got my top caught up under the desk, came out next to my boss with my tits out (although I was wearing a bra).

EustaciaPieface Thu 16-May-19 20:30:12

My Pilates teacher farted three times at my last class! She carried on like nothing had happened - I was quite impressed!

Baxdream Thu 16-May-19 20:34:15

Wondertweek I actually just laughed to myself! So funny

FurrySlipperBoots Thu 16-May-19 20:34:59

When I was in my early 20's I was on holiday with my parents and older siblings, and I fell asleep in the back of the car on the way home. I farted so loud I woke myself up and found everyone else stunned into a horrified silence. We are not a family who fart.

PinkGlitter123 Thu 16-May-19 20:40:15

Spam 😂😂😂

Hazlenutpie Thu 16-May-19 20:41:33

I once reached across the desk and neatly put my boob in to my boss's open hand

That’s the best thing I’ve ever read on Mumsnet. Thanks for sharing.


CheesecakeAddict Thu 16-May-19 20:43:14

When I was pregnant, and in the gassy but too early to announce stage, I farted in a whole department meeting.

SpecterLitt Thu 16-May-19 20:43:56

I'm impressed by your ability to stick around after for a chat - that takes guts grin

lotusbell Thu 16-May-19 20:44:36

This is has cheered me up no end today as I'm feeling rotten with a heavy cold, period AND another head growing in the side of my nose. Just what I needed. When I was having my c-section 12 years ago, I let out a fart while the surgeon was down there, he smiled politely, I apologised but got the giggles grin

lotusbell Thu 16-May-19 20:45:10

@Chattycatty, any more than a handful is a waste, they reckon!!!

Lofari Thu 16-May-19 20:45:16

Farts are hilarious. End of. Brazen them out I say!

Thornyrose7 Thu 16-May-19 20:48:18

Thank you Mumsnetters. I love it that you have made me feel better already. No, I did not say anything, I was mortified. I even tried to bang my cup and spoon about to hide it.

LorelaiRoryEmily Thu 16-May-19 20:48:37

I walked in to a beauty salon for my appt years ago and sneezed as I opened the door, a massive fart came out at the same time and I tried to cover it with a fit of coughing🤷🏻‍♀️ Oh the shame. I never went back.

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