Fart proudly, proclaimed Benjamin Franklin in 1781, and who am I to argue? It is a natural bodily function and all you need are intestines and an anus - so, yes, even the fairer sex break wind. The main carbohydrate responsible for flatulence is raffinose, a sugar which is commonly found in vegetables such as cabbage and broccoli and which our guts find hard to digest.
First Lines Contest 2018: Fifty Curious Questions
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