PESO - Famous Brand

Doug Franklin jehosephat at mindspring.com
Thu Jul 8 21:33:49 EDT 2010


On 2010-07-08 21:32, Rick Womer wrote:
> In parts of the US, toilets and latrines are called "crappers", allegedly in honor of their inventor, Thomas Crapper.
>
> I frankly doubted this was the reason, until I came across this hardware in the gents' of a London pub:
>
> http://photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=11205916&size=lg
>
> Whadya know!  Still a going concern, too, apparently.

Etymology is a strange and wondrous thing. :-)

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Thanks,
DougF (KG4LMZ)




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