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Edward H. Kafka-Gelbrecht

EDWARD H. KAFKA-GELBRECHT is a leading scholar of gastrointestinal humor. His celebrated study “Layman’s Terms: Dropping Knowledge” traces the use of the phrase “stink egg” among New England retail sales associates in the late 1970s. Additional works, including “British Nasal Defenses” and “Ü Did It: The Great Bowel Shift,” are available on microfiche. He lives with a parrot, Péter, and a cat that will not reveal its name.

A BIG STINK: A Tale of Ardor and Odor (Ten Speed: 2021) is his work for a general audience.

Pan-European Methane Distributors Annual Symposium
Rochefort, Belgium
Reimagining Industrial Off-gassing
Windcrest, Texas


Regional JV Lacrosse Jamboree
Westport, CT
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