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Old 09-28-13, 05:15 PM   #1
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Happy Birthday Thomas Crapper

Saved more lives than Louis Pasteur, and made tall buildings practicable.
He would be 177 today.
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Old 09-28-13, 05:22 PM   #2
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The word, crap, did not originate with Thomas, by the way. It dates all the way back to Middle English, and has always meant basically the same thing: refuse, junk, ****, waste, crap.
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Old 09-28-13, 06:46 PM   #3
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For more info on the subject see: http://www.snopes.com/business/names/crapper.asp
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