Date: Wed, 27 Mar 1996 20:59:54 EST
From: Larry Horn LHORN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]YALEVM.CIS.YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: Thanks for the lavatory
From Rudy Troike:
The "No. 1/2" terms I first learned from reading
an article about St. Thomas in the Caribbean, where fresh water
is scarce, and people in hotels were advised with a note posted in the
bathroom: "In this island of the sun, don't flush after Number 1."
Cf. the color-coded jingle popular during the California drought of the late
If it's yellow, let it mellow,
If it's brown, flush it down.