Friday, December 3

men never learn

This one thanks to a David Sedaris bit, via my friend Matt, which prompted me to google "german sit pee" and get this:
Berliners protest pee proposal

German men have long been ridiculed by males in other countries for succumbing to the matriarchal decree of sitting down while urinating. But now Berliners are standing up for their rights.

It all began with a business-friendly proposal: Berlin's city leaders recently cut some red tape and allowed owners of small restaurants to provide a unisex restroom instead of separate ones for men and women....
Another great part of the story: the German word for peeing while standing is sort of an onomatopoeia: Stehpinkeln.

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