Deadly gas

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Deadly gas

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:40 am

A: Do you ask for permission before reclining your seat?

B: There are a lot of things people do on a flight and they don’t ask anyone if people are ok with.
-Talking loud
-Putting their elbow on your designated armrest
-Taking off their shoes while having stinky feet
- Hacking up a storm
-Passing deadly gas

So this is ridiculous. I recline slowly ... and will continue to do so as long as my paid seat has the reclining option.

** Hi everybody! I only found the meaning of “pass gas” online. But here the person B said “pass deadly gas”. Which one is more commonly used?

StevenLoan
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Re: Deadly gas

Post by Erik_Kowal » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:45 pm

Besides break wind, pass gas is the usual euphemism for farting.

In English there is a type of fart popularly (poopularly?) known as "silent but deadly", which the writer hints at in his description. But pass deadly gas is this writer's coinage. It isn't a standard term.
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Re: Deadly gas

Post by Bobinwales » Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:26 am

You will find that Americans pass gas whilst British people break wind.
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Re: Deadly gas

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:32 am

Erik and Bob : Thank you both so much for your answers.

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