Date: Tue, 26 Mar 1996 09:33:56 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: Lavatory = ? > other room in the house. (For what it's worth, though, we simply called the > toilet "the toilet." For some reason, my mother considered the term "commode" > trashy.) Although I don't remember ever hearing the toilet/commode variation discussed, I think your mother's attitude was probably not unusual. --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] happy that I would have passed your mother's social test -- I've always said "toilet"