Our Barcelonean correspondent, Eyan, wants to know about the Microsoft Word selection of Synonyms for that naughty word:
Why isn’t toilet in the Word synonyms dictionary for British English? Are we being coy? Sweeping things under the carpet again?
I think it’s outrageous Toilet water and toilet block are there, but no toilet. What is a guy to do ? It’s there for US English, but not for British English.
I’m baffled, I’ll have to rest in a room for a while to wonder whether the water closet (WC) should come out of the closet and declare itself a toilet