American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A room equipped with toilets and lavatories for public use.
- n. US A public room containing a toilet.
- n. a toilet that is available to the public
- Of the category of euphemism known as indirection, euphemistically identifying the lavatory as a place where one rests. (Wiktionary)
“Avoiding your Mayor in a public restroom is a distraction.”
“Unfortunately, that business about the back door and the special restroom is probably too true of more than half the Republipimps, Cons, Neo-Cons, Tea Baggoids, and all of Dookie.”
“Most commonly spake whilst tapping toes in restroom stalls …”
“Scan helpful tips noted by others, like whether the restroom is for patrons only, if it has a changing table, and how clean it is”
“Upon realizing that the main restroom facilities of a festival will be porta-potties, prepare your metabolism to take advantage of the pristine condition they are in first thing in the morning.”
“The closest restroom is several hundred feet away.”
“Since the entire restroom is already stuffy and cramp, I have to fight for oxygen with the plant.”
“The word restroom isn't even in the bill," he said.”
“Reply to n. emator's reply to moo_t: Starhill restroom is the biggest joke in the world of art.”
“What you called the restroom in French 1.9 is now the word for apple.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘restroom’.
It's fun to find the politically incorrect equivalents. To see more (lesser common but still funny ones) check http://www.bored.com/pcphrases/
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An add-on to Trivet's list elbow room and Lampbane's list 2BDRM W/VU that tries not to duplicate Trivet's and Lampbane's existing rooms. Virtual, allegorical and proverbial rooms accepted.
Words from 2009 'Watchmen' film.
Rooms in an office.
So it seems that the words I most want to use in other languages are the words which are least likely to be same between those languages.
Names for the place where you do your business.
Looking for tweets for restroom.