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Michigan Neighbor Calls 911 For Loud Noise That Turns Out To Be Farts

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Jul 5, 2013 7:10PM

A concerned neighbor called 911 to report what she feared was a domestic incident. She heard "a repeated loud noise" followed by a female voice yelling, "Stop! No!"

The Michigan neighbor feared a woman was being hit. Police rushed to the scene. Clawson Police Chief Harry Anderson told WWJ Newsradio what the stink was about:

“The female that was inside stated that her boyfriend had continued to pass gas, and she was yelling at him to stop,” Anderson said.

In a show of a little police humor, the officers’ report states that police then, “Cleared the scene expeditiously.”

We've known farts to provide some relief, but it usually relaxes the farter, not the bystander. This one probably even allowed the neighbor to take a deep breath of relaxation.

Because it's a holiday weekend, let's celebrate the glory of farts.

"You don't have to be smart to laugh at farts, but you have to be stupid not to." —Louis C.K.

The bean scene from Blazing Saddles:

And here is the national anthem performed with hand farts: