Date: Wed, 27 Mar 1996 06:11:37 -0800
From: SETH SKLAREY crissiet[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]IX.NETCOM.COM
Subject: Re: Lavatory = ?
I've always cringed when someone has said "The dog went to the bathroom on
My favorite movie line was delivered by Richard Burton in Who's afraid of
Woolf when he staggers in and drunkenly asks, "Where's your euphemism?"
Allen Mayberry wrote:
In a related note, having installed a newer more efficient model, I was
giving away the old toilet at a garage sale. At one point someone asked
me, "How much for that bathroom?" It didn't register with me immediately
and he repeated "I'll take that bathroom over there." I have no idea where
he was from originally, but that was a usage I hadn't heard before here in
maberry[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]u.washington.edu