What’s The Opposite Of A Fart?

On this week’s episode of setisoppO, the podcast where we work out the opposite of things that don’t have a natural opposite, we wonder on the opposites of Blu Tack, of sweatbands, and of farts. Yes, farts. No, YOU grow up.


This got me wondering about old commercials for Blu Tack. It’s one of those ubiquitous products that doesn’t seem to need advertising, so I’m not sure I ever saw one. Certainly not this one from 1978.


There was an Australian TV show called Hey Hey It’s Saturday, and judging from this clip, they used to do in-vision promos … but not very well.



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