In Reply to: Popcorn fart posted by Shawna on February 25, 2009 at 08:53:
: Does anyone know where the saying "smaller than a popcorn fart" got started. Also "smells like a popcorn fart".
I haven't heard those versions. But a similar phrase dates from the early 1970s. Memory is a funny thing. I can't remember people's names or much of anything else. But I almost always remember when I first heard a phrase. My roommate in Huntington, W.Va., around 1970 said her father used the expression "dryer than..."