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English translation: Portaloo, moveable toilet

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English term or phrase:Port a potty
English translation:Portaloo, moveable toilet
Entered by: Klaus Dorn
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22:46 May 26, 2002
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English term or phrase: Port a potty
Port a potty
bg.Linguist
Bulgaria
Local time: 20:14
Portaloo, moveable toilet
Explanation:
this seems to me to be the old moveable toilet, the sort of thing you find at outdoor concerts and other public event under the open sky.

It's a cabin of plastic construction which contains a chemical toilet. We all it "portaloo" in the UK.
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Klaus Dorn
Local time: 20:14
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4 +3Portaloo, moveable toiletKlaus Dorn


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Portaloo, moveable toilet


Explanation:
this seems to me to be the old moveable toilet, the sort of thing you find at outdoor concerts and other public event under the open sky.

It's a cabin of plastic construction which contains a chemical toilet. We all it "portaloo" in the UK.

Klaus Dorn
Local time: 20:14
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 35

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Yuri Geifman: yup, it's the old port-a-potty
15 mins

agree  Klaus Herrmann: Yes, and it's also a brand name in Germany, selling you-know-what e.g. for use in RVs. (BTW, nice new picture, if I'm permitted to disgress.)
30 mins
  -> you are, thanks a lot!

agree  Tatiana Neroni
1 hr
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