Posted by Caroline on January 19, 1998 at 20:21:16:
In response to I doubt it was ever mentioned..., written by P. Bingham on January 19, 1998 at 19:49:30
Even today its not proper, we say we are going to the restroom or that we are going to powder our nose... Even exuseing yourself to the loo can be risque.
Sorry honey, you are being far too American here!Brits, French and Germans say exactly where they are going, and no bones made about it!
Chamber pots were all in the usual places so I doubt anyone would have trouble finding them.
Chamber pots were kept handy, in a chair which my grandmother called a commode.And where was the commode? Read on, Lizzy! Read on.....
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