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latrine lips

(ləˈtrin ˈlɪps)
n. a person who uses dirty language. Hey, latrine lips! Cool it!
See also: latrine, lip

latrine rumor

(ləˈtrin ˈrumɚ)
n. any rumor, especially one that is alleged to spread at the latrine [general toilet facilities]. (see also furphy, scuttlebutt.) Somebody started spreading a latrine rumor about the colonel’s wife.
See also: latrine, rumor

latrine wireless

(ləˈtrin ˈwɑɪɚləs)
n. the free exchange of information and gossip at the general toilet facilities. (see also grapevine, latrine rumor. This wireless alludes to the older term for a radio, not to modern wireless telephony.) It came over the latrine wireless this morning. We’re all shipping out.
See also: latrine, wireless
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Scat marking and the use of latrine sites by river otters along Tionesta Creek, northwestern Pennsylvania.
He said the latrines in Giharo Commune had made a massive difference to people coming home after 15 years as refugees.
However, some pit latrines will be kept under care and maintenance to serve as backup in the event there is water shortage,' she said.
Mombasa inspectorate director Mohammed Amir said officials would inspect pit latrines in the county.
The chapters are unfurled in a logical sequence and cover such topics as urban case studies of the best preserved public latrines in Pompeii, Herculaneum, Rome, and Ostia; hygiene and sanitation through the lens of cross-cultural anthropology and archaeological theory, with brief overviews of biblical, European, Muslim, Hindu, Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese examples; sanitation in Rome, with the star appearance of the Cloaca Maxima; what Roman toilets reveal about a less-than-desirable level of Roman public health; the Roman concepts of public and private; the moral superiority of elites who used wealth to ensure their privacy; and finally the valuable evidence supplied by relevant Roman wall paintings and written sources.
During the excavations a log latrine containing waterlogged human faeces was discovered (Kykyri 2014a; Kykyri & Lempiainen-Avci 2014).
personal latrine for single household and community latrine shared by more than one household.
The humanitarian aid organization has constructed 30 blocks of latrines, installed 7 hand washing facilities at UNMISS, and installed two water bladders with a combined capacity of 15,000 litres, it said.
To assess the knowledge and attitude to practice sanitary latrines provided to them through total sanitation campaign present study reveal that by this campaign 400 house hold were provided sanitary latrines 256 out of 400 household were provided sanitary latrines previously and they were non existing at present during study period and those household again provided the sanitary latrines.
This was already seen in Cambodia with The Easy Latrine an affordable pour- flush latrine the development and market introduction of which was supported by the World Bank.
A donation of $35 is enough for community health workers to build a new latrine.
28 January 2015 - US-based solid waste management company Texas Disposal Systems has acquired portable restrooms provider Lone Star Latrine, the company said on Wednesday.
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Additionally, previous studies implemented a regimen of latrine removal and substrate sterilization that might not be feasible for resource-restricted wildlife management officials.