1. "Exploding toilet leads to lawsuit" <http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1498923,00.html> "A man who says he was severely burned when a portable toilet exploded after he sat down and lit a cigarette is suing a general contractor and a coal company, accusing them of negligence" 2. "Residents told to batten down toilets" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200505/s1372385.htm> "The authority is cleaning the sewerage mains with high pressure jets. During a similar operation about three years ago, the process caused raw sewage to explode out of a toilet at a house in King George Avenue coating the walls, floors and ceiling" 3. "Court official sues after toilet breaks under him" <http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_27-4-2004_pg9_3> "'I was sitting on the toilet bowl and the next thing you know, it exploded. I was on the floor, on top of a pile of broken porcelain, in a puddle of water and filth'... He now goes to physical therapy and a chiropractor, and stretches every morning for 20 minutes before going to work. 'It's a pain in the ass to do all this stuff,' he said" 4. "Toilet traps man's neck in Frankley" [expired link] <http://ruberyvillage.co.uk/news/article/render.asp?include=1185.asp> "Paul Sanders was fixing a disabled toilet in Frankley on Thursday at around 1015 BST when his leg flipped a switch causing his neck to become wedged in a motorised section of the device" 5. "Cop accidentally shoots man while on loo" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1366410.html> "An off-duty policeman's gun went off twice as he pulled down his pants to use the toilet, injuring a man" 6. "Restaurant uses toilet bowl theme" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2005/06/03/1069598-ap.html> "Taiwanese restaurateur Eric Wang has given new meaning to the traditional revellers' cry of bottoms up" 7. "Gas station bathroom offers royal touch" <http://www.usatoday.com/news/offbeat/2005-03-16-luxury-loo_x.htm> "As Paul Moghadan puts it, a good toilette is good for the bottom line. A chandelier, faux travertine walls, silver columns and a marble counter adorn the bathroom at his Chevron gas station in West Covina, some 20 miles east of Los Angeles"
Monday, June 6, 2005
Posted by Bruno at 11:06pm