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A sitdown strike against men with bad aim

A German inventor has developed a device that berates men if they try to use the toilet standing up.
/ Source: Reuters

A German inventor who developed a gadget that berates men if they try to use the toilet standing up has sold more than 1.6 million devices, his business manager said Tuesday.

German women fed up with a man with a poor aim can turn to the ghost-shaped gadget, which lurks under the toilet rim and, if the seat is lifted, declares in a stern female tone:

“Hello, what are you up to, then? Put the seat back down right away, you are definitely not to pee standing up ... you will make a right mess....”

Alex Benkhardt, 46, invented the “WC Ghost” and its creators are in negotiations to market it in Britain, Canada and Italy.