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  Toilet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Separation by sex is characteristic of public toilets to the extent that pictograms of a man or a woman are used to indicate where the respective toilets are.
Sex-separated public toilets are often difficult to negotiate for transgendered or androgynous people, who are often subject to embarrassment, harassment, or even assault or arrest by others offended by the presence of a person they interpret as being of the other gender (whether due to their outward presentation or their genital status).
Particularly associated with toilets is the use of glory holes for peeping, or anonymous fellatio.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Toilet   (4021 words)

  
 Toilets in Japan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, historically, pit toilets were more common, as they were easier to build and also allowed the reuse of the feces as fertilizer — very important in a country where Buddhism and its associated vegetarianism acted to reduce dependence on livestock for food, though seafood has always been an important part of the Japanese diet.
Western-style toilets and urinals started to appear in Japan at the beginning of the 20th century, but only after World War II did their use become more widespread, due to the influence of the American occupation.
Toilets in Japan have very similar accessories as most toilets worldwide, including toilet paper, a toilet brush, a sink, etc. However, there are some Japan-specific accessories that are rarely found outside of Japan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Japanese_toilet   (5272 words)

  
 Toilet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Toilet displacement devices are used primarily on non-conserving toilets in order to reduce the volume of water used each time the toilet is flushed.
Toilet displacement dams are devices, which, unlike the volume displacement devices, reduce the amount of water available per flush by holding a small amount of water out of use.
Because the useful life of a toilet is measured in decades, older 3.5 gallon and 5.5 gallon models still constitute a majority of the toilets in use.
www.sahra.arizona.edu /programs/water_cons/home/bathroom_toilet.htm   (1378 words)

  
 Toilet History - FAMOUS PLUMBING SUPPLY
Toilet is part of history of human hygiene which is a critical chapter in the history of human civilization and which cannot be isolated to be accorded unimportant position in history.
Rather subject of toilet is more important because lack of excremental hygiene is a national health hazard while in other problems the implications are relatively closer to only those who suffer from unemployment, illiteracy and poverty.
As sewerage based toilet remains and will remain out of the reach of the majority of population in India, the challenge is to propagate and ensure installation of toilets, which are affordable, upgradeable and easy to maintain.
www.plumbingsupply.com /toilethistoryindia.html   (4299 words)

  
 Toilet - Uncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The toilet was named for Archduchesse Evangéline Marie Louise Jeanne Tout-Paris de Toilette II of France, who commissioned Sir Thomas Crapper to create the initial design in the finest of porcelain in 1066.
A toilet is that which becomes plugged with shit and 2-ply toilet paper, causing water to spill all over the bathroom.
The word "toilet" was popularly believed to derive from the term "toy lot", however "toy lot" was renamed to "sandbox" because "toy lot" sounds too close to toilet, and that too many kids shit in a sandbox since they drown in the quicksand as they play with their toys.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Toilet   (472 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Toilet
A toilet is a device or construction for the disposal of bodily wastes, including urine, faeces and vomit.
A toilet may or may not be in the same room as a shower or bathtub, and there may be a washing basin.
Separation by sex is so characteristic of public toilets that pictograms which just show a man and a woman are used to indicate where the respective toilets are (for a picture see Pictogram).
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=toilet   (827 words)

  
 Ultra Low-Flush Toilet Voucher Program | Water Department
Toilet vouchers may be applied towards the cost of the toilet tank, bowl, and sales tax, up to a maximum of $75 per residential fixture and $95 towards commercial fixtures.
Toilets and urinals should be installed in compliance with all applicable plumbing and building codes.
Although all toilets currently available nationwide are 1.6 gpf or less, not all of the brands and models are eligible for a voucher.
www.sandiego.gov /water/conservation/ultra.shtml   (887 words)

  
 Toilet Teaching Your Child
But there are some more stressful or difficult times when you may want to put off starting the toilet-teaching process - when traveling, around the birth of a sibling, changing from the crib to the bed, moving to a new house, or when your child is sick (especially if he or she is having diarrhea).
For example, you may want to begin toilet teaching by having your child sit on the potty after he or she wakes up with a dry diaper.
Once your little one appears to be mastering the use of the toilet, you might want to let him or her pick out a few new pairs of big-kid underwear to wear whenever your child puts the pee or poop in the potty.
kidshealth.org /parent/emotions/behavior/toilet_teaching.html   (1656 words)

  
 Toilet Training -- Topic Overview
Toilet training usually becomes a long and frustrating process if you try to start it before your child is ready.
Before children can use the toilet, they must be able to control their bowel and bladder muscles.
Some signs of this control are having bowel movements around the same time each day, not having bowel movements at night, and having a dry diaper after a nap or for at least 2 hours at a time.
www.webmd.com /hw/raising_a_family/tp16642.asp   (242 words)

  
 Terry Love's Consumer toilet reports, a report and reviews on toilets
If you ask plumbers and homeowners about toilets, you will get different answers depending on what is available in their part of the country.
Al Dietemann, of the Seattle Utilities Department, concerned that many of the new toilets are coming with inexpensive flappers that deteriorate and go bad in a very short time.
Toto has a new toilet called the Carlyle skirted one piece toilet with concealed trapway that is field adjustable from 10" to 14".
www.terrylove.com /crtoilet.htm   (1561 words)

  
 TheJapanesePage.com - Japanese for FREE -- How to Wow! with language, culture, kanji, and grammar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I am knowledgable on the men's toilets only, but aside for a few minor details, I imagine they aren't too different from the ladies'.
The first time you use a Japanese toilet it feels strange, but you get used to it quickly.
But actually a majority of toilets you will use in Japan (except in old buildings and schools) are western style or have the option of a Western style.
www.thejapanesepage.com /culture/toilets.htm   (575 words)

  
 Art toilet offers views of London - Peculiar Postings - MSNBC.com
A look-out toilet that permits you to see out when using it is a new exhibit that keeps London visitors wondering.
The use of the sterile prison toilet and sink unit stems from the fact that the site once housed the Millbank Penitentiary, where prisoners were held before being transported to Australia in the 1800s.
And in some cultures using the toilet is not considered a private matter at all.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/4326340   (1024 words)

  
 Toilet Paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The case is on the floor with a special cover (this is an especially adverse environment), and a mini keyboard is mounted on the wall.
If toilet has a visitor, it plays appropriate sounds based on state from the seat positions, the laser beam across the seat being broken, the light switch being off, etc. It scrolls news headlines across the LCD panel.
Toilet also serves web pages to the outside that allow us to view history from the database, request specific CD tracks, control the volume, and send messages to the LCD screen.
tbp.berkeley.edu /~harlan/projects/ToiletPaper.html   (433 words)

  
 Toilet
Toilet is a bracing and explicit look into the life of its narrator, a young gay man at the crossroads of a life that has veered dangerously close to the edge.
Toilet is not an easy little read: it’s tough, demanding, and vigorous.
Booksellers interested in carrying Toilet should call or email today for information about our generous terms.
www.menace.com /toilet.html   (438 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Toilets Work"
There are the things we do with a toilet, the germs we associate with it, the images we have from public restrooms, the fact that we have to clean it...
Home Depot: A waterless composting toilet used primarily where it is not practical or economical to install a conventional toilet.
Shop 4 Classics: Pillbox low tank toilet with oak seat was inspired by a style dating back to the turn of the century.
www.howstuffworks.com /toilet.htm   (169 words)

  
 toilet - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Toilet, plumbing fixture that serves as an indoor receptacle and removal system for human waste.
Wastewater is carried out from the toilet through...
Feminism: If we had left it to the men toilets would…, Inventions: The wisest invention in the world is the…, James Joyce: There are passages of...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=toilet   (177 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Love (In Sink)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
She did not want to embarass herself by asking for the toilet, instead she decided to pee in the sink.
She went to the house and was introduced to the parents at the door.
Unfortunately, it was a little high and awkward to sit on, and half way though she slipped, broke the sink, and knocked herself unconscious.
www.snopes.com /love/dating/sink.htm   (1672 words)

  
 Potty Training - Toilet training made easy for children by Doctor
Their goal is to provide care for children whose toilet training has been delayed due to behavioral issues or autistic disorders.
However, All About The Toilet works with children who may have obsessive compulsive disorders, various controls issues or behavioral problems or simply may have developed a conditioned response or phobia which will cause them to retain and very likely also cause soiling.
All About the Toilet is a program that is available in Westchester, Rockland and lower Connecticut, but it is not limited to those patients from those areas.
www.toiletdoc.com /healthmatters.cfm   (763 words)

  
 Japanese Toilets
Public washrooms are usually equipped with Japanese style toilets, but the number of public washrooms with Western style toilets has been increasing especially in tourist areas.
Because toilet paper is sometimes not provided in public washrooms, it is recommended to always carry a small package of tissues with you.
Many modern toilets feature luxury options such as a heated seat, a built-in shower and dryer and an automatic lid opener.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2003.html   (251 words)

  
 TOTO Toilet Reviews & Comparisons - Toilets That Work   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Toto Toilet One-Piece, Toto Toilet Two-Piece, Toto Handicap Toilet, Toto Drake, Toto Ultramax, Toto G-Max, Toto Toilet 10"-14" rough
Toto toilets are quickly becoming the standard by which other toilets are judged.
The round two piece CST715 Carusoe toilet belongs to the Carusoe Suite from TOTO and in the fall of...
www.toiletsthatwork.com /?source=AdWords   (381 words)

  
 Toilet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This isn't necessarily the real main program, but it will be run if we type "java Toilet", so it is a good way to test the Toilet class.
This is a static field, so it is shared by all toilets - it cannot vary from toilet to toilet.
If the toilet overflows, we will crash with a FloatingOverflowException; the method's signature warns about this, as required.
www.cs.jhu.edu /~jason/226/toilet/doc/Toilet.html   (276 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: See-Through Loo
Here's a picture of a public toilet in Switzerland that's made entirely out of one-way glass.
Playing with the idea of the most private bodily function and having to sit on a street corner is just bizarre.
The construction site makes it interesting because portable toilets are at construction sites all the time, but, the Tate Britain's a respected institution; the juxtaposition makes it more unique.
www.snopes.com /photos/arts/toilet.asp   (331 words)

  
 Causes of Constipation... The Hidden Toilet Connection
But the toilet inventors didn't know...These engineering minds did not have any knowledge of the working of the human anatomy.
the sitting toilet they invented became widespread, and is now the toilet of choice, even in countries whose peoples have traditionally been squatting populations.
Constipation is not very common among Asians (squatting toilets), but increases sharply when they adopt a western diet (toilet habit)...
www.toilet-related-ailments.com /causes-of-constipation.html   (637 words)

  
 Toilet
It was fun to see mother with her hand in the toilet.
It was fun to see father with his hand in the toilet.
It was fun to see the girl with her hand in the toilet.
www.easyreadingbooks.com /catfish.htm   (899 words)

  
 EnVaDoR's ToiletPC
In case you're wondering, This is a child's training toilet from Wal-Mart...
I needed to mount the motherboard into the toilet, but didn't want to risk shorting out anything on the board.
A picture of the toilet parts after painting with spray paint.
www.envador.com /Photos/ToiletPC   (410 words)

  
 Satellite Industries - Portable Toilets & Restrooms, Portable Restroom & Toilet Manufacturer
This spacious wheelchair accessible portable toilet is easy to move, transport and definitely provides users with room to maneuver.
The portable toilet industry has grown worldwide because of the important economic benefits it provides to the construction and outdoor event industries.
By providing a service that has widespread demand in the marketplace and benefits society, owners of portable toilet companies are finding the toilet rental and service business to be a profitable venture with unlimited growth potential.
www.satelliteindustries.com   (851 words)

  
 The Toilet Museum - The Home of Toilet Art, Humor, and Fun Facts.
Several new short films have just been added to The Toilet Museum theater, a little place we like to call, Movement.
This piece by Trevor Brown is just one example of the fine art that you'll find in The Ladies Room.
See where the worlds of technology and toilets collide in Technotoilet.
www.toiletmuseum.com   (266 words)

  
 Toilet training readiness checklist
It probably seems like just yesterday that you changed your baby's first diaper, and now here you are wondering if it's time to start toilet training.
There's no magic age at which toddlers are ready to start learning how to use the potty, but most develop the necessary physical and cognitive skills between 18 and 24 months of age (although some won't be interested in the process until they're closer to 3).
Just look for a general trend toward independence and an understanding of what it means to go to the bathroom like a grown-up.
www.babycenter.com /refcap/toddler/toilettraining/4384.html   (549 words)

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