Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of portajohn.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I've used a lot of different potties in my life, and they all tell you something about the place you find them -- from portajohns to marble edifices ....

    the same four chords with different faces

  • The prepared food items and bottled water we live on out there; the portajohns our wastes go in after eating that food and drinking that water; the tents we sleep in, the pipe and metal domes we lounge under, the clothes we wear, either exotic or normal — all sold to us not for fellow-feeling but by monied interests, usually corporate, who just want our cash.

    Boing Boing

  • The prepared food items and bottled water we live on out there; the portajohns our wastes go in after eating that food and drinking that water; the tents we sleep in, the pipe and metal domes we lounge under, the clothes we wear, either exotic or normal — all sold to us not for fellow-feeling but by monied interests, usually corporate, who just want our cash.

    Market Free

  • Someday, Iraq and all those massive bases, all that high-tech equipment, all those ice-cream machines and portajohns, will seem like part of an American dream life.

    Tom Engelhardt: Stuff Happens: The Pentagon's Argument of Last Resort on Iraq

  • On California farms, community organizing got the workers portajohns to crap in and soap and water to wash up with.

    What do we know about Barack Obama, the "community organizer"?

  • On Califormia farms, community organizing got the workers portajohns to crap in and soap and water to wash up with.

    What do we know about Barack Obama, the "community organizer"?

  • Maybe next year the TC 10K will be better, or maybe next year my 10K in College Station, TX, USA will have a male and female wheelchair bracket, or at least a couple more wheelchair accessible portajohns.

    Blogging Against Disabilism: I believe....one day

  • Let me just assure you, right off, that after this, I promise never, ever, to talk to you about this year's SXSW again, but check it out: we passed by a tossed-up tent-and-chain-link venue with a long line jutting into the street, and from between the portajohns came one of the lowest frequencies I'd ever heard - you could hear their plastic locks rattle and feel it on the surface of your shirt.

    Boston Phoenix - thePhoenix.com

  • Let me just assure you, right off, that after this, I promise never, ever, to talk to you about this year's SXSW again, but check it out: we passed by a tossed-up tent-and-chain-link venue with a long line jutting into the street, and from between the portajohns came one of the lowest frequencies I'd ever heard - you could hear their plastic locks rattle and feel it on the surface of your shirt.

    Boston Phoenix - thePhoenix.com

  • Someday, Iraq and all those massive bases, all that high-tech equipment, all those ice-cream machines and portajohns, will seem like part of an American dream life.

    Mathaba Highlights Briefing

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