Date: Wed, 27 Mar 1996 20:59:54 EST From: Larry Horn 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 1970's: If it's yellow, let it mellow, If it's brown, flush it down. Larry