So that's what it was. I thought it was a cunning German design to stop splashback.If Adolf's stools were anything like mine after a heavy night on the Schlösser Alt then good luck with that plan.... 'Capture'? ....a tsunami of Black Death mess pebble-dashed against the porcelain was often the result. That was the major design fault with the German bogs and that 'inspection shelf'... too close to your bum when you were vacating the bowels at jet-washing pressure.... more on the underside of the seat than there was on the shelf with the back spray...
Was his Surname Gregg ?Thread drift: We talk of Stools because in the old days one sat on a stall whilst defecating.
More thread drift: I once heard a story of a man who liked to go into womens' toilets after they had been used and wipe the bowl with a slice of bread, which he then ate. The Police caught him.
Even more thread drift: Can anyone help @arte_cut down on the Absinthe?
According to Cornelius Ryan in his book "The Last Battle", the Soviet post mortem on Hitler's body recorded that his left testicle was missing.
Guderian wrote the seminal work - Achtung, Pants-er: the Art of Schitzkrieg.
Bloody obsessed, I tell you...