Names for Bathrooms and Toilets, Courtesy of Roto-Rooter

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Sir Thomas Crapper himself. He did not invent the flush toilet, but he did make significant changes to it and held many plumbing patents.

Here are a slew of English or English-adopted euphemisms for the bathrooms and toilets. (We use bathrooms far more often for activities other than bathing. And how often do you rest in a restroom? Just asking.)

1. Big White Phone

2. Bog

3. Can

4. Chamber Pot

5. Chunder Box

6. Cloakroom

7. Comfort Room

8. Comfort Station

9. Commode

10. Convenience

11. Cloakroom

12.  Crapper

13. The Dunny

14. El Baño

15. Facilities

16. Garderobe

17. Gardyloo

18. God of Poo

19. Head

20. Hopper

21. House of Ease

22. Jakes

23. Jax

24. Jericho

25. Jerry

26. John

27. Johnny House

     28 El Baño

     28. Latrine

     29. Lav

    30. Pan

    31. Porcelain Throne

    32. Porcelain God

    33.  Pot

    34. Potty

    35. Powder room

    36. Place of

easement

    37. Privy

    38. Reading Room

    39. Restroom

   40. Lavatory

   41. Lavvy

    42. Little Boys’ Room

    43. Little Girls’ Room

    44. Loo

    45. Long Drop

   46. Necessarium

   47. Necessary

   48. Outhouse

   49. Oval  Office

   50. Seat

   51. Small house

    52. Seat

    53. Small house

    54. Stool

    55. Thunder Mug

   56. Thunder Box

   57. Toilette

   58. The Bogs

   59. The Gents

   60. The Ladies

   61. The Office

   62. The Smallest Room

   63. Throne

   64. Throne Room

   65. The Vin

   66. W.C.

   67. Wash room

   68. Water Closet

I’m certain you can add to this list.

 

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