04 April 2010

Thomas Crapper, Elmers End London.


The Thomas Crapper memorial, Elmers End Cemetery near London. Crapper invented the flushing toilet. This grave was recently restored.

10 comments:

  1. For the longest I thought John Crapper was the inventor. Wonder how they came up with something being a piece of crap? Should be a piece of crapper...lol

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  2. Nice find. I wonder if he was flushed with success over his invention?!

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  3. Ha ha ha, I didn’t even realise he was there, I nearly fell over him whist walking backwards to take a shot of another monument!

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  4. Maybe he can come back from the dead and make my dad buy a better toilet.

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  5. I'll have a word next time I'm passing him Becky lol!

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  6. Just goes to show...you learn something new every day. Thanks for sharing!

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