Wednesday, October 06, 2004

Gadget Helps Bathroom-Bashful Women

Gadget Helps Bathroom-Bashful Women - EarthLink - Strange News: "

TOKYO - When Naoko Ito uses a public bathroom, she cringes in embarrassment at the thought that other patrons can hear the sounds coming from her stall. That's when she turns to the 'Sound Princess.'

"Ito, like a rapidly growing number of Japanese women, presses a device installed in public toilets to simulate the sound of water flushing - and mask the cruder noises of nature..."