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Thread #102462   Message #2748671
Posted By: GUEST
20-Oct-09 - 09:55 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: 'A handsome man stepped under the transom
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: 'A handsome man stepped under the transom
the word is crapper, not clapper or phone booth. A rest room was called a crapper after Sir Thomas Crapper(no joke) who invent the flush toilet.


http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/factoid1/p/thomas_crapper.htm