Is this a Dominican invention?

AZB

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On my recent trip to NY I saw this in a bathroom. Seems like controls on the wall for water spray cleaning of the private areas after using the toilet.
The name of the brand aroused my curiosity, could this be a dominican invention?
Look at it for yourselves.



The spray cleaning device is fitted into the toilet seat itself.

 

AZB

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Moderators, please fix my heading. It should be "is this a dominican invention?"
 

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The first time I stepped in front of a Toto-brand urinal, a few months ago, here in California, well, that made me chuckle, since that word has such a strong and different meaning in the DR.



 

corsair74

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Looks like some sort of electric bidet.

In NY huh? Bidets are common in other parts of the world, but I've never seen one in the states.

However, I have seen a few in the DR. None called "Toto" though. LOL!!!:p

I mean, wow! Combining a crude nickname for female plumbing, with good old fashioned potty humor?

You just can't make stuff like this up.;)


Vince.
 

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did you go for the front or rear cleansing option ........no dont tell me on second thoughts
 

AZB

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Its installed in my friend's house in staten island. The device is brought from japan. I simply used it for #1. So i didn't fool around with buttons. I was afraid to mess up his wife's private setting.
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Chirimoya

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'Toto' means child in Swahili. I wonder what Dominicans made of the movie 'The Kitchen Toto' from the 1980s.

I notice that Dominican radio presenters make a point of pronouncing the name of 1980s band Toto in a contrived American accent - 'Toe-Roe'.

Anyone know what it means in Japanese?
 
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Chip

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These are common in France and there was one in my room at a hotel I was at in Samana owned by some frenchies. By the way the food was excellant, try it out - "Hotel La Tambora"
 
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Toto brand

Actually, I work in one of the largest hardware stores here in Santiago, and we sell this brand. It comes from Spain, as far as I know, and yes the name apparently means nothing over there but has caused marketing problems (I understand in other Latin-american countries as well.) It is very upscale though, so any with one of these has made quite an inversion in their bathrooms.
 
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I simply used it for #1. So i didn't fool around with buttons. I was afraid to mess up his wife's private setting.
AZB
You were sitting I hope! :cheeky: This falls into the category of "too much information." Now I have to get that picture out of my head...
 
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AZB

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You were sitting I hope! :cheeky: This falls into the category of "too much information." Now I have to get that picture out of my head...
I am a man, so #1 means I was standing.
maybe you needed some more information to understand my position better. :)
AZB
 

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These are common in France and there was one in my room at a hotel I was at in Samana owned by some frenchies. By the way the food was excellant, try it out - "Hotel La Tambora"
The owners are Italian...