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  • Sally Sanford


People, especially children, use their armpits, often humorously, to make rhythmic sounds by creating an air pocket with a wet hand held under the armpit and squeezing with the free arm to force out air. Other techniques include blowing air under the armpit with a straw while pumping the arm. Armpits are used in body music in different cultural contexts. In West Java, Sundanese ...

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