PESO - Famous Brand

John Mullan kd2l at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 9 09:39:56 EDT 2010


When in Ireland in the early 70's my dad took a picture of the commode as it 
bore the label "Royal Doulton".  He was using an SP500, just to keep it in 
the Pentax context.  I have that transparency here someplace.

jm

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From: "Jack Davis" <jdavisf8 at yahoo.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2010 9:44 PM
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Subject: Re: PESO - Famous Brand

> Don't think I'd have taken a chance on being discovered taking a photo of 
> a bathroom sink. Yeah I know, there are worse. ;)
>
> Jack
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> --- On Thu, 7/8/10, Rick Womer <rwomer1004 at yahoo.com> wrote:
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>> From: Rick Womer <rwomer1004 at yahoo.com>
>> Subject: PESO - Famous Brand
>> To: "Pentax List" <pdml at pdml.net>
>> Date: Thursday, July 8, 2010, 6:32 PM
>> 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.
>>
>> Rick
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