or whoopie cushion
a type of cushion or pillow used as a practical joke that, when sat upon, produces a loud noise resembling flatulence.
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Origin of whoopee cushion
First recorded in 1955–60
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a joke cushion that emits a sound like the breaking of wind when someone sits on it
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