The BFG - Chapters 10-12: Frobscottle and Whizzpoppers, Journey to Dream Country, and Dream-Catching Summary & Analysis

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In chapter 10, Frobscottle and Whizzpoppers, Sophie asks the BFG for some water to drink. He tells her there is no water; they drink frobscottle instead. Frobscottle is a sweet, fizzy, green drink a little like soda, except that the bubbles go down instead of up. When Sophie tells the BFG the bubbles go the wrong way, he becomes flustered and again treats Sophie as though she doesn’t know anything. He insists that bubbles going up are wrong since they will cause a person to rudely burp. Sophie correctly deduces that if bubbles travelling up make you burp, then bubbles travelling down must cause flatulence. The BFG calls this whizzpopping and says it’s a sign of happiness.

Sophie is embarrassed and says they don’t talk about “whizzpopping” where she comes from. The...

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