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My grandfather kept blocking up the toilet with newspapers.  We tried to stop him but he was surprisingly quick and determined. Why, I asked him, why?  He was shocked by the question.  If I don’t do this, he replied simply, then who else will? And I had absolutely no answer.

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  1. Perhaps he grew up in the days when there was no toilet paper? I can remember using newspaper, having to rub it between my hands to soften it. And having ink smeared – well, everywhere….

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  2. Oh this made me laugh! As someone who has a 96 year old G-Pa, I’m fully aware of the random logic old folk seem to possess! Thanks for stopping by and following btw 🙂

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