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Why Do We Call It Bathroom?

The bathroom is a room in a residential building that has toilets, wash basins, and bathtubs. In some parts of the world, a toilet is also included. This euphemism has lasted for several centuries. In the United States, the word “bathroom” is used for any room with a toilet. However, the term ‘bathroom’ has become widely used to refer to any room containing a toilet.

The word bathroom was first used to refer to toilets in the 14th century. In 1656, it came to refer to a place to wash. By 1780, it was referred to as a bathroom. It was only in the early twentieth century that the word “bathroom” became an acceptable term for the space where people could defecate and urinate. Despite the euphemisms, many people still call the bathroom the lavatory.

The word “bathroom” is a synonym for a toilet room. Its meaning can be confusing and is sometimes confused with the word “bedroom”. Hence, the term restroom originated in the early 20th century. It refers to a room in which one can refresh themselves. In the United States, the word ‘loo’ is a safe, short way to say ‘toilet’. In British English, the term is usually pronounced ‘john’.

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