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A public toilets in Otorohanga, New Zealand. But why do the ladies get all the delicate terms?

(cross-posted to lav_reviews)

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grey_lady
Aug. 11th, 2005 02:21 pm (UTC)
Because we're so delicate? :-)
davesslave
Aug. 11th, 2005 04:14 pm (UTC)
Good question... I suppose it ranks back to the odd victorian belief that ladies are the more gentle sex.
ice_hesitant
Aug. 19th, 2005 11:05 pm (UTC)
I'd say that it's not so much the ladies getting delicate terms as it's the ladies getting delicate fonts. "Lavatory" and "Wharepaku" sound pretty brutal, and "Loo" is somewhat crude.
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