13 Jan Farting isn't the most glamorous way to improve or assess our health, but it is indicative of a healthy, well-functioning digestive system and balanced level of [email protected] D.G. is a contributing writer in Shareably. She's based in Connecticut and can be reached at [email protected] Advertisement. Fart: This is not an accepted medical word for passing gas. Excess gas in the intestinal is medically termed "flatulence." (But what is excess gas is difficult to define since symptom-free individuals have recorded approximately 14 passages of gas per 24 hours!) The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), in its inimitable way, notes. Attention women: until your farts start smelling like cinnamon buns, quit bitching. I' m tired of women bitching when guys fart. Farting around a woman is like listening to a radio permanently stuck on the wailing bitch station: "I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU FARTED." Yeah it's real hard to believe that guys have the ability to let out air.