The writing’s on the stall

If you've ever wondered what the opposite sex writes on the bathroom wall, you can now sneak a peak—without any embarrassment.


Fernando Alfonso III


Published Jan 18, 2012   Updated Jun 2, 2021, 10:34 pm CDT

Have you ever used a public bathroom and seen a piece of graffiti so thought provoking or revolting that you needed to share it anonymously?

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Well one Canadian has found just the place to do so, Tumblr.

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Over the last three months Tumblr blog Boy vs. Girl Graffiti has featured images of crude bathroom sketches from Montreal and Toronto. Each image is accompanied with a description akin to those found in The Museum of Modern Art. The following description was written underneath a photo of “Hi toilet” written on the wall:

An artist reaches out to a familiar face. The porcelain doesn’t respond—and understandably so; If I was addressed as “human”, I’m not sure I would respond either.

Here’s a look at some of the more memorable graffiti art:

Photo by hilarymason

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*First Published: Jan 18, 2012, 10:00 am CST