by R G Pelley
“How many of
you remember travelling on the Newfy Bullet back when trains were the
way to go, ecolological before their time. There seemed to be more
respect for the environment --- except for at least one major area,
namely the toilets. I’m sure you remember the sign on the wall that
reminded us not to flush the toilet when the train was standing in the
station. By some strange logic, it was better to blow all that stuff
out of the tracks on the way to Deadmans Pond that to let it go
between the railway station and the freight shed!
“Remembering that wonderful period, I decided as a joke to make up a
similar sign to put in one of the bathrooms in the house. I had fun
doing it with Photoshop and I must say it always gets a great laugh.
Given the reaction it always gets, I thought that someone else might
want to do the same thing, so here it is. It measures 8” x 3”. All
you have to do is print it up and have it laminated...it cost me only
about 7-8$ to get it done here in Quebec. After experimenting, I
suggest an chocolate coloured border.
“If anybody is actually game to try the same idea, I’d love to know