Date: Tue, 26 Mar 1996 08:03:23 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: lavatory > In central NYstate lavatory was the school euphemism for the room with the > toilets and sinks in it, sometimes reduced to "lav" as in "who has to go to In Mississippi the word was "basement" -- regardless of the location of the room or whether the building even had a basement. Or at least that was the word in elementary school. I think we might have changed later to "restroom" or "bathroom." --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]