I hope you all realize that the sign on my last post was pretty well the anti-me, but I think it was kind of funny. I saw it up at The Country Depot along with many others. I have taken to snapping a new sign photo when I drop in there.
In point of fact, ladies are always welcomed in my man cave, sometime with open arms. Very little beer is consumed, and I have been known to enjoy the occasional chick flick.
Not only that, but I swear that I put the seat down. I even put the lid down. In fact, I may actually do that more rigorously that the queen of this lair.
Except at night. Since she goes to bed earlier and makes no potty trips for 10 hours, I have taken to leaving both the seat and lids up during those long hours. It's the thoughtful things to do really, rather than my banging and crashing said appliance umpteen times a night and perhaps taking a chance on waking the lady.
And she very seldom arises early enough to see nothing but pristine lid, so it's all good.
So, there you have it. AC has very good WC manners.
(AC= Anvilcloud // WC = water closet (aka bathroom, washroom, toilet, loo, latrine, facilities etc) )
More importantly, I leave you with a joke about the WC that goes way way back for me. It's a bit of a variation from what I remember but the essence in intact. In the version that I recall, it was the Wesleyan Chapel and not the Wayside Chapel, but it works either way.
The Wayside Chapel
An English schoolteacher, was in Switzerland and looking for a room to
rent for when she would begin her teaching there the following fall. She
asked the schoolmaster if he would recommend any. He took her to see
several rooms, and when everything was settled she returned home to make
final preparations for the move. When she arrived home, the thought
suddenly occurred to her that she had not seen a Water Closet (toilet)
around the place. She immediately wrote a note to the schoolmaster
asking him if there was a "W.C." near the room.
The schoolmaster was a poor master of English so he asked the parish
priest about the meaning of the letters "W.C." and the only solution
they could come up with for the letters was "Wayside Chapel". The
schoolmaster then wrote the following note to the English lady seeking a
"W.C." with her room.
I take great comfort in informing you that a "W.C." is
situated nine miles from the house in the corner of a beautiful grove of
pine trees, surrounded by lovely grounds. It is capable of holding 229
people, and it is open on Sundays and Thursdays only. As there are a
great many people expected during the summer months, I would suggest
that you come early, although there is usually plenty of standing room.
This is an unfortunate situation, particularly if you are in the habit
of going regularly. You will no doubt be glad to hear that a good many
bring their lunch and make a day of it, while others, who can't afford
to go by car, arrive just in time. I would especially advise your
ladyship to go on Thursdays when there is an organ accompanist. The
acoustics are excellent and even the most delicate sounds can be heard
everywhere. It may interest you to know that my daughter was married in
the "W.C." and it was there that she met her husband. I can remember the
rush there was for seats. There were ten people to a seat usually
reserved for one, and it was wonderful to see the expression on their
The newest attraction is a bell, donated by a wealthy resident of the
district, which rings every time a person enters. A Bazaar is to be held
to raise money for plush seats for all, since the people believe it is a
long felt want. My wife is rather delicate so she can't go regularly:
it is almost a year since she went last. Naturally it pains her not to
be able to go more often. I shall be delighted to reserve the best seat
for you, if you wish, where you will be seen by all. For the children
there is a special time so that they will not disturb the elders.
Hoping to have been of some service to you, I remain,
Sincerely, The Schoolmaster