But why do we fart in the first place? When you fill a balloon with hot air, the same effect causes it to float up and drift serenely above the landscape.
The longer food sits in your system, the more gas-producing bacteria build up, causing abdominal discomfort.
If there is a breeze, this will quickly carry away the evidence of your crime, and even if other people are present, they may remain blissfully unaware of your transgression.
Actually, I have found that this is true even when taking a shower.
One boss got sued for allegedly farting too much.
In the cases of holiday rentals, hospitals, retirement homes or public amenities, unhygienic drains can be more than just be a deal-breaker, they can be detrimental to the occupant's health and wellbeing.