If you think the King's English has a multitude of names for the potty- pity the poor Japanese tourist in Hawai'i. Desperately seeking the benjo
they encounter toilet, lavatory, bathroom, restroom, men's room, potty, powder room, little boy's room, etc etc.
Davy- my lady is the daughter of an English nurse, and a Sgt, Royal Artillery, granddaughter of a RSM. Born during the Blitz, christened in the bombed out remains of the cathedral.
While I was out on Temporary Duty, she was at the grocer, and was proudly wearing a miniature pin of my unit insignia. Snooty woman asked if I was a soldier, and when wife said yes, asked how it felt to be sleeping with a murderer.
A month later folks at the store told me about it. My gentle West Country lass caught her with a right cross that decked her.