'PC' signs for toilets to be flushed
CLEAR language campaigners criticised a set of disabled lavatory signs advertising an "Ambulant Urinal".
The Plain English Campaign said the signs at toilets in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, showing a man holding two sticks, were in the running for its annual prize.
Some residents have called the images "political correctness gone mad", while others have simply found their meaning confusing.
Ambulant disabled toilets are generally meant for people with mobility problems who are not wheelchair-bound.
Marie Clair of the Plain English Campaign said: "What on earth is an ambulant urinal? When did we stop calling a loo a loo?"
Chris Pike, head of commercial services at Tewkesbury Council, admitted that the wording was "slightly confusing" and has asked for the notices to be changed.
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