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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_toilet

A public toilet is a room or small building containing one or more toilets (and commonly urinals) ... The word "toilet" generally denotes the fixture itself rather than the room. ..... Most have been closed as they did not have disabled access, and were more prone to vandalism and sexual encounters, especially in the absence of ...

english.stackexchange.com/questions/333377/where-does-restroom-come-from

Where does the term "restroom" come from? It surely can't have anything to do with resting. The first time I landed at a US airport I was actually ...

www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2870/why-is-it-called-a-restroom-anyway

Jun 2, 2009 ... However, the OED does cite some wordplay from Ulysses (1922) in ... The term toilet room seems to have been American in origin, from the late ...

www.quora.com/Why-is-it-called-a-restroom

Some people in western society consider elimination of bodily waste to be taboo; ... So we got 'toilet', from a French word for getting ready. But after a while, using ... How did the term "Blue Blood" come about? Why is it called ...

forum.wordreference.com/threads/restroom-washroom-and-bathroom.238270

hi Does anybody know the origin of the word "restroom" and why this word is used ... Sorry to disappoint you, cloak does not come from cloaca.

www.dictionary.com/browse/restroom

Restroom definition, rooms or a room having a washbowl, toilet, and other facilities for use by employees, visitors, etc., as in a store, theater, or office. See more.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/08/why-the-toilet-is-sometimes-called-a-john

Aug 9, 2010 ... (There are a few references of the toilet being called “Cousin John”, ... You're in Does Not Impact which Way Water Spins Down a Toilet ... The British word for the toilet, “loo”, derives from the French .... What Those Nasty White Chunks That Sometimes Come From Your Throat Are · jabulani soccer ball ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/restroom

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'restroom'. Views expressed in the ...

blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2014/03/word-story-toilet

Mar 18, 2014 ... The origin of toilet is an interesting word history. ... older meaning has come to seem decidedly odd, except in a few expressions like toilet soap.

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Restroom

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and ... Don't even think you can have a rest in the restroom; it's for shitting and pissing in.