Thursday, March 09, 2006

(whispering) TP

First it led to a fatal fight between men. Now even the gentler sex is getting into it. An AP article on the Washington Post website reads in part:

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- An argument over toilet paper overflowed into a fight, sending one motel maid to the hospital and another to jail.

The maids at the Siesta Motor Lodge in North Charleston armed themselves with a plunger and mop after accusing each other of taking toilet paper from each other's cleaning carts, North Charleston police said.

I had no idea toilet paper was turning into such a

hot potato
A problem that is so controversial or sensitive that those handling it risk unpleasant consequences.
"hot potato." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 09 Mar. 2006.