It’s all foreign to Ruthie

The 6/28 One Big Happy:

BrE loo ‘bathroom, toilet, etc.’ and the (phonologically very similar) name of the Paris museum the Louvre are both unfamiliar to Ruthie. Her mother glosses the first for her, and then locates the Louvre, but that doesn’t get her all the way to enlightenment. Only to French bathrooms.

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