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2009-02-03 13:39:45

A Swedish police disciplinary committee has docked an inspector's wages for five days after she left her gun in a courthouse bathroom used by the public. The committee said the Kalmar inspector left her gun in the lavatory at the city's district court July 1, The Local reported Tuesday. The gun was

2009-01-29 18:06:53

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2009-01-28 09:56:07

A Japanese group campaigning to save toilet paper as part of the country's battle against global warming is saying that poetry in the bathroom can cut down on paper use too.

2008-12-09 17:38:55

The mayor-elect of Portland, Ore., has inaugurated the first of a planned series of public toilets in the city with a ceremonial first flush. Mayor-elect Sam Adams and other community leaders gathered Monday on Northwest Glisan Street to unveil the first Portland Loo, which cost the city about $140,000 to design and build, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Tuesday. City Commissioner Randy Leonard, who designed the toilet as commissioner of the Water Bureau, said the next Portland Loos will...

2008-12-04 22:45:06

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania bar, claiming that a faulty toilet seat caused her to fall into the commode. Kathleen Hewko of Delran claims she still suffers from a back injury inflicted by the fall at Starters in Lower Saucon Township, The Allentown Morning Call reports.

2008-11-20 12:31:10

An 18-year-old man from Big Rock, Ill., allegedly set fire to a church bathroom stall and burned two portable toilets in a single night, police said. Police in Cary, Ill., said Thomas J. Meehan allegedly set fire to a St. Peter and Paul Church bathroom stall on Oct.

2008-11-19 22:27:29

Organizers of a false-feces demonstration in front of a Bern, Switzerland, railway station say the event was aimed at raising awareness of toilet shortages. Helvetas, the Swiss Association for International Cooperation, said campaigners piled the rubber droppings outside the city's main railway station

2008-11-19 14:23:38

Activists in Washington used the occasion of National Toilet Day to call for increased access to proper bathrooms for everyone. Organizers delivered lunch-hour speeches Wednesday on the west lawn of the U.S.

2008-10-01 06:00:35

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With the price at the pump on the rise, it may be difficult to imagine a tank that can actually help you save. Well, think toilet tank.

2008-09-24 18:00:22

THE idea that areas of Liverpool have such low water pressure that fire fighters may find their efforts compromised is extremely worrying.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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