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lavatory

la vuh taw ree

  • n  a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  • n  a bathroom sink that is permanently installed and connected to a water supply and drainpipe; where you can wash your hands and face
  • n  a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it

  • NTSB officials suspect that the fire may have been started by a cigarette in a back-cabin lavatory.
  • According to flight crews, the lavatory is, not surprisingly, where most mile-highers choose to do the deed.
  • In Manhattan's Central Park, across Fifth Avenue from Jacqueline Kennedy's apartment, a 42-year-old stock clerk named Angel Angelof waited inside a women's public lavatory.
News & Articles

  • Colorado school discriminated against transgender girl: report
    By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl when it barred her from using the girls' lavatory, according to a report by the state's civil rights division released by the family's attorney on Sunday. Coy Mathis, who was born male but has identified as a female since an early age, attended Eagleside Elementary School, south of ...
    June 24, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Report: Colorado school discriminated against transgender girl
    DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl when it barred her from using the girls' lavatory, according to a report by the state's civil rights division released by the family's attorney on Sunday.        
    June 24, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
  • Report: School discriminated against transgender girl
    DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl when it barred her from using the girls' lavatory, according to a report by the state's civil rights division released by the family's attorney on Sunday.        
    June 24, 2013 - Orlando Sentinel
Quotes

  • Boris Becker in bettor.com (blog)
    There's no way I could walk out of the door in something that was going to be digging into my waist and that was so super-figure-hugging-tight that you can't visit the lavatory in it. I just can't be doing with all that. It's like torture, and if... Kate Winslet http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Winslet&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF6Y-uFYsYeIkUgs_1w9_JPPT7cWg Times of India http://www.google.com/url?q=http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Entertainment/Kates-busy-beating-pre-Oscars-anxiety/articleshow/4166235.cms&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEpUcGxMe-SqJJNR-DK47Cud6wW9g Feb 21, 2009 57169 75914 lavatory He has described the experience similar to sitting on the lavatory while the whole world is watching." "What I remember most from winning Wimbledon at 17 was that people suddenly looked at me differently -- they thought I was from planet...
  • Tessa Jowell in Thaindian.com (blog)
    Tessa Jowell, the Olympics Minister, said: "I was in a flat in Edinburgh, for which we paid 13 shillings and six pence (67.5p) a month, because it was condemned and had a shared lavatory."

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