The Urinals of JUSCO

Japan United Stores Company (JUSCO) operates a chain of very large supermarkets with locations throughtout Asia. This particular JUSCO is located in Qingdao, China

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This picture was submitted by SM. He writes: "Visiting a public restroom anywhere in the world can be a gamble. Sometimes one is pleasantly surprised: At the Icon Grill in Seattle male patrons are encouraged by a multimedia display featuring scenes of waterfalls, floods and running faucets all set to classical music.

"I haven't come across anything similar here in China but I did get a kick every time I visited JUSCO, one of the large department stores in Qingdao. Posted above every urinal is the phrase "Step Forward for Civilization" in both Chinese and English. Apparently the powers that be believe that if we men could just be a little more tidy when taking care of business the world would be a much better place.

"Maybe they're right."