The British tend to call public toilets the "convenience".
Born and raised in Britain, spent the first 21 years of my life there. I have never once heard someone refer to toilets as 'the convenience'. Maybe it's an old fashioned thing, but I haven't heard old people say it either.
On a wholly separate topic, can an admin please fix the typo in the thread title? I keep thinking it's got something to do with crows.
Keep hearing about the Swine Flu epidemic that hit from 2009-10. I don't remember any hubbub about it at the time, but 60 million Americans got it, 500 million worldwide, I think it was 17 thousand Americans died of it.
I'm assuming this is some kind of script on US right wing radio right now? I keep hearing people say the same thing on the internet now. But the hubbub over the swine flu epidemic was huge. Afterwards there was a lot of soul searching over why the overreaction.