A severe storm. Driven before the wind, Gulliver finds himself cast upon a strange shore. Discovers it to be the Island of Borborygmus.
Cast away on Borborygmus, Gulliver experiences constant earth tremors, eruptions. The difficulties in constructing a stable shelter.
Gulliver meets Borborygmus natives. They appear much like middle-aged Englishmen: bow-legged, pot-bellied, eructating.
Gulliver transported to Borborygmus capital in a foul-smoke-emitting conveyance. Pride of natives in this Stench Uttering Vehicle.
Gulliver observes Borborygmus Parliament. Traditional behaviour remarked upon. Pronouncements delivered with much grumbling & belching.
Gulliver addresses Borborygmus Parliament. His flatulence and expectorating is much appreciated.
Gulliver’s dramatic concluding fart before Borborygmus Parliament coincides with earthquake that brings the house down.
Honoured as High Borborygmus for his impressive performance, Gulliver resolves to introduce gas and wind to the English Parliament.
A sudden volcanic eruption propels Gulliver high into the sky. Carried south by winds he falls into the sea, is rescued by a whaler.
The word of the day on Artwiculate 1st September 2011 was Borborygmus, which seemed to me a very Swiftian word.