"pee" goes standard

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jan 12 17:15:12 UTC 2013

Headline at Yahoo! News:

"Ancient Pompeiians Could Go Upstairs to Pee."

In my day polite individuals didn't use this word in public, much less in a
routine news headline.  You might get a pass if you were a toddler, but
older than that you'd get a reprimand.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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