Saturday, August 4, 2012

Tuneful Farting 2012

Welcome everyone to the Blogville Olympics 2012

 Tuneful Farting Event !! 

Tuneful Farting is a noble and ancient art, originally practised by greyhounds and their ancestors. Our breed can be traced back to 6000BC - so you see we have had a LOT of time to practice. By the 10th century we were (quite rightly) considered the dog of kings and nobility. In fact in Wales at that time, the killing of a Greyhound was punishable by death. I knew there was a good reason for going there for my holidays.....but I digress..

We worked with our masters to hunt stag and hare.(Not that I approve of that sort of thing, but try finding a Tescos 1000 years ago...) We are sighthounds so once we spotted our prey we needed to alert the huntsmen. Some breeds of dog barked to do this, but not us greyhounds; we FARTED! And not just any fart; there was a a plethera of different toots used to advise our humans. PHHAARRPP! meant "stag ahead and to the left". SHURRRUUMP! meant "hare under bush two trees hence"  So you can see how we learnt to be so prolific and tuneful, and thus the sport of Tuneful Farting was born.

Here is a picture of my ancestor, Windy Britches De Percy. He is the black dog letting on rip at the rear of the picture.

Tuneful Farting is divided into two heats (and boy, were some of them hot....!) So make sure to watch the two videos below.....

Tuneful Farting (Heat 1)

Well done to all our wonderful atheletes:

Beechnut & Sarge - Sarge Speaks Out
Corbin - Oh, Corbin
Daisy, Roxy & Bella - Downunder Daisy
Brinksey Winksey Pudding Pie - Kissa-Bull
Jake & Baby - MadSnapper
Maggy & Zoey - Zooaltry
Mayzie - Mayzie's Dog Blog
Molly - Molly The Wally
Roo - Roo's Doins

Rubie - Rubie A Miniature Schnauzer
Mesa - Dog Is God In Reverse - My Life With Dogs
Nina & Yenna - Bird Brains & Dog Tales
Lassiter Chase & Benjamin - Lassiter Chase And Benjamin The Shelties
Sasha - Silly Sasha The Lovable Shih Tzu
Tess - The George And Tess Adventures

Tuneful Farting (Heat 2)

Well done to all our wonderful atheletes:

Bert - Four Legged Views
Beckett - Home Is Where The Hounds Are
Storm - Charlene And Stormy Pie
Bertie - Bouncing Berties Blog
Barnie - Bordoggy Terrier
Casey - The Legacy Chronicles
Dougall & Floyd - The Dougall Diaries
Nola - Dachshund Nola
Susie & Sidebite - Susie & Sidebite -Adventures Of The Scottie Twinkies
Madi - Madi & Mom

Target - Katz Tales
Lily Belle - The Doxie Life Of Lily, Muffin And Their Humans
Murphy & Stanley - Murphy & Stanley
Goose - Gospel Of Goose
Stella & Rory - Stella & Rory From Down Under
Winnie - Winnie's Dog Blog
Puddles - We 3 Doxies

Don't forget to visit today's other events:

Keep Away hosted by The legacy Chronicles
Best Nippy Faces by Troublin Times
Fierceful Yawning by Three Tabby Cats in Vienna