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    Ohio man stalls long enough to get new outhouse

    BATAVIA, Ohio - An ailing, retired farmer who refused to give up his outhouse after authorities declared it to be a public nuisance finally got a new one.

    Elbert "Lew" Preston, 79, stood his ground long enough for a nonprofit group to come to his aid and build him a sturdy new outhouse with a waste tank underneath.

    "There she is," Preston said as he showed off the new outbuilding. "She's a lifesaver."

    The wooden outhouse, complete with a crescent moon on its door, replaces a 1960s-built version that had run afoul of public health officials in Clermont County, east of Cincinnati. While the old one was over a hole in the ground, this one sits atop a concrete base and a 1,000-gallon tank..............
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    Re: Ohio man stalls long enough to get new outhouse

    She's a lifesaver
    Fricken Hillarious!!!
    Thanks for the post, I truly got a kick out of it.
    Old men can be stubborn as hell sometimes.

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    Re: Ohio man stalls long enough to get new outhouse

    "BadlandsViking" wrote:
    BATAVIA, Ohio - An ailing, retired farmer who refused to give up his outhouse after authorities declared it to be a public nuisance finally got a new one.

    Elbert "Lew" Preston, 79, stood his ground long enough for a nonprofit group to come to his aid and build him a sturdy new outhouse with a waste tank underneath.

    "There she is," Preston said as he showed off the new outbuilding. "She's a lifesaver."

    The wooden outhouse, complete with a crescent moon on its door, replaces a 1960s-built version that had run afoul of public health officials in Clermont County, east of Cincinnati. While the old one was over a hole in the ground, this one sits atop a concrete base and a 1,000-gallon tank..............
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080609/ap_on_fe_st/odd_new_outhouse
    Hey, purplepat...do you know this guy?
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    Re: Ohio man stalls long enough to get new outhouse

    I hate those new fangled indoor plumbing units.

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    "Schutz" wrote:
    I hate those new fangled indoor plumbing units.
    NOW it all makes sense...I've always thought that your screen name was misspelled!
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    Re: Ohio man stalls long enough to get new outhouse

    "When you're in a house, sounds carry," Preston said. "Everybody knows your business."




    Gotta love them old folks, they say it like it is !
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    "NordicNed" wrote:
    "When you're in a house, sounds carry," Preston said. "Everybody knows your business."





    Gotta love them old folks, they say it like it is !

    ;D
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    Echoes in the bowl too!
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    i like the sound when it hits the water.
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