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Holmes Avenue RailRoad Work
Holmes Avenue RailRoad Work

BREAKING NEWS: Holmes Avenue Closed For RailRoad Work

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   • December 4, 2019
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IMPORTANT UPDATE 2019.12.05

In fact, I was able to pass through the crossing earlier today. The reconstruction appears to have been finished early today or late yesterday afternoon and seems to be complete.

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WordPlay »

‘Toilet’ originally meant “dressing table,” from the diminutive ‘toilette’ of French ‘toile’ (“cloth”)

Later, plumbing was placed in the private dressing rooms of homes, hence the sense development:

cloth>dressing table>room>plumbing fixture

#toilets

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/word-history-of-toilet

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