Filing Cabinet of the Damned

Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Blinding Angels

From an article on the nose in the health section of the Washington Post a while back: (

"...early Muslims believed that flatulence caused angels to go blind. In fact, the author explains, if a person passed wind outside a mosque, the act was so connected with evil that people marked spots where it occurred with small piles of stones."

This should enter the common lexicon. "Dude! Stop blinding angels! I can't breathe over here!"


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