Being an American these days is becoming more and more embarrassing. We look really bad to the rest of the world and I’m not talking about how we run our elections or our unwillingness to learn the metric system. We’re known globally as the race of people who don’t know how to flush their own poop.
When we travel abroad, it’s bad enough that we can’t speak the language, we’re picky eaters, and we stop to ask people where the closest Starbucks is. But we have become spoiled by toilets that automatically flush, sinks that spew water with a wave of a hand, and paper towels that are delivered right to your snapping fingers.
We’re not living in a sci-fi future, we’re in a Bewitched episode. [Read more…] about Yankee Go Home, But Flush First