"Experts recommend that for safety sake, please fart into your elbow," cracked "The Late Show" host.
There was a distinct fart-like sound as Rep. Eric Swalwell spoke with Chris Matthews.
The Liberty Police Department in Missouri said no one was hurt by the blast.
The suspect allegedly told the man who complained about the gas attack that she was going to "gut" him.
In 1781, Benjamin Franklin wrote a satirical letter, purporting to be a proposal for a subject for European scientists to study. Franklin, an amateur scientist himself, was making a snide point about what he considered to be rather frivolous research by the Europeans.
"I needed to fart, I had a bad stomach."
Beans, beans, the musical fruit. The more you eat, the more you toot.