The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499   Message #4092321
Posted By: Lighter
09-Feb-21 - 01:46 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Guilty. We say those things too.

Well, some of us.

When I was in England, I found use of the phrase "go to the toilet" a little embarrassing.

Here, a "toilet" is specifically the commode, rarely the little room.

It's often heard in the phrase "on the toilet."