In a burst of genius, LSokolow trots home with the honors, identifying the great Le Pétomane as the locus cl-ass-icus of the flatulist's art. HA HA HA brings up the rear with:
"When a medical school in Paris requested the privilege of examining the late Le Pétomane's famous anus, the family declined, stating, 'there are some things in this life which simply must be treated with reverence.'"
Here's a movie scene with reverence for the flatulent arts. Thanks for reminding me Chas: