Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Accessible Toilet

I was walking through the Liverpool St. train station today looking for the loo. I saw a sign saying, "Accessible toilet -->". I chuckled to myself, thinking, "Hmm, where's the inaccessible toilet?"

It turns out the joke was on me! The sign was pointing to the inaccessible toilet, at least from my point of view -- you couldn't use it if you weren't disabled.


  1. Do you mean that it was physically impossible to use it unless one was disabled or that it was unlawful to use it if not disabled in a manner certified by the state?

  2. Unlawful -- they didn't make it so you could only enter with a wheelchair or anything like that.


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Pearce: British Journal for the History of Philosophy Deneen: The American Conservative Chao-Reiss: Computing Reviews