Heard: "I finished cleaning the _restroom_ and …"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 8 19:36:14 UTC 2013

That is, she finished cleaning what known. in my lost youth, as a
"bathroom," before "bathroom" came to mean, "facility open to the
general public for the excretion of bodily wastes."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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