Some people call them toilet seats. We call them butt plates and this is why:
This was a sign glued to a toilet in our friend’s home here in Djibouti. I loved it so much that they laminated it and gave it to me when they left. I now use it as a bookmark.
In our years, we have broken several butt plates. Could be that we placed things on the butt plate that were just too darn heavy. Could be that we over used them, passing the 100,00 mark without realizing it, or perhaps pressing down with too much force during those usages.
Beware the broken butt plate.
Oh Rachel. Hahaha! Butt plate . . . Hilarious! You didn’t mention the mean pinch if you sit on a cracked butt plate. They are vicious!
Ahah! An experienced broken butt plate user!
Oh.My.Goodness. Djibouti must get their butt plates from the same place that Chad does. We’ve also had a problem with broken butt plates. Ours didn’t have such cool stickers, though. That’s probably why they broke – we were not sufficiently advised on the proper care and usage of butt plates.
We must! That’s funny. This has been the only cool sticker I’ve seen, but how useful, right?! At least as a bookmark.
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