drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,
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Bringing Back 'Spend a Penny'

UnHoly XOMBIE ASSETS!
Irish budget airline Ryanair has said it is considering charging passengers for using the toilet while flying.
[ cf Ryanair mulls charge for toilets ]
Well that will put the penny back into spend a penny...

And of course will bring back the Supply Side Economics....


For you brightly painted savages in the colonys, cf penny:
To "spend a penny" in British idiom means to urinate. The etymology of the phrase is literal; some public toilets used to be coin-operated, with a pre-decimal penny being the charge levied. Eventually, at around the same time as the introduction of decimal coinage, British Rail gradually introduced better public toilets with the name Superloo and the much higher charge of 6d.[2]
[ cf Penny ]
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