comfort station


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a theme park abundantly supplied with comfort stations
Recent Examples on the Web The outdoor comfort station — sheathed in wood that’s painted a pleasing celadon — is not far from the entrance to the 33-acre nature preserve. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 And that’s the only surviving Chicago comfort station besides Logan Square’s, though the Columbus Park structure has been dormant for decades. Michael Phillips,, 14 July 2021 Sitting on the lawn the other night, with the projector throwing a bizarre procession of historical oddities on a pop-up screen, the presence of the comfort station building barely registered. Michael Phillips,, 14 July 2021 Orion, at Orion Avenue and Strata Street, features two children’s play areas, a dog park, shaded picnic tables, lawn areas, plazas and a comfort station. San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 June 2021 The boat launch joins several recent Village Park upgrades like the Port Washington State Bank River Stage, a new playground, comfort station and entryway feature. Eddie Morales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Oct. 2020 The building served decades ago as a comfort station for a series of courts where residents played roque, an American version of croquet, Strean said. Steven Litt, cleveland, 16 Aug. 2020 However, on March 24, the park announced on its official Facebook page that both visitor centers as well as the front country restrooms and comfort stations are closing temporarily. Lyndsey Matthews, Good Housekeeping, 25 Mar. 2020 The Houghton’s Pond Recreation Area offers five picnic sites featuring grills and picnic tables, ball fields, a swimming beach, bathhouse, comfort station, and seasonal concession pavilion. Linda Greenstein,, 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of comfort station

circa 1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of comfort station was circa 1913

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18 Oct 2021

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“Comfort station.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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