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"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."
attributed to Samuel Johnson
PUBLIC NOTICE: Due to recent budget cuts, the rising cost of electricity, gas, and oil...plus the current state of the economy............the light at the end of the tunnel, has been turned off.
At the time of the Pentagon's construction, in 1941-42, segregation laws in Virginia, where it is located, required separate bathrooms for whites and blacks. Signs identifying them as such were never put up, probably because Pres. Franklin Roosevelt had banned discrimination in the federal government.
I found some stats on the Pentagon after seeing this thread and it appears there is a washroom for every 88 people. (284 washrooms for about 25000 workers). It also says about 4900 fixtures but does break them down by type, but with that number you probably don't have to go far to find another one if the washroom you first tried is full.
I peed there once.
The original tiles are black AND white.
Did you happen to leave a calling card. Like something that said;
PC peed here.
"When we build let us think we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work that our descendants will thank us for, and let us think, as we lay stone upon stone, that a time is to come when these stones will be held sacred because our hands have touched them, and that men will say, as they look upon the labor and wrought substance of them, "See! This our fathers did for us."
John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
Not a professionsl tradesman, thanks for the work you all do for there rest of us and please forgive my uninvited entry into the discussion.
I lost my office in the Pentagon on 9-11-01, and some friends. Thanks to those who built the building and added all those extra walls for those "Latrines". The extra concrete saved a lot of lives.