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Old 29 November 2017, 10:08 PM
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Reminds me of a funny situation like that here, many years ago, where the western-style toilet was marked with a "woman" pictogram and the urinal with "man". I don't know how we all knew that just meant urinal vs. toilet (not that men couldn't use the toilet) but it never even occurred to me until a foreign man who was staying there whispered in an embarrassed (and in my memory slightly desperate) tone "Psst, hey, Ganz, where are, uh, men supposed to go to, um, defecate??" Anyway, it's not at all uncommon here that one bathroom be for all, one for women, and sometimes a urinal, or not. I think that's a pretty reasonable arrangement. (Just my two cents. Maybe some men feel cheated or whatever.)