• Question: Why do we burp and why can some people fake burp and some people can not????????????????

    Asked by bambi to Daphne, Darren, Jon, Katherine on 21 Mar 2012. This question was also asked by gina08, 09jtaylor.
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      Daphne Ng answered on 21 Mar 2012:

      We burp to release excess air that we have swallowed while eating and drinking. That’s why we burp when we drink fizzy drinks because we swallowed a lot of gases together with the drink.

      I myself cannot control my burps like some people can. So I don’t know how they can do it!