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shortage of toilet paper

NotreDame
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shortage of toilet paper

I heard rumors about the shortage of toilet paper,,,going on April 13th,,anybody know if it's true,,,,thanks

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1. Re: shortage of toilet paper

lol Where did you hear this? I guess people will have to resort to using newspapers!

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2. Re: shortage of toilet paper

Only shortage we heard of was a butter shortage. Guess you better wrap toilet paper around a bunch of butter and load up your suitcase.

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3. Re: shortage of toilet paper

Maybe in the resorts not in Cubans houses lol ....

Newton Aycliffe...
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4. Re: shortage of toilet paper

Not that many Cubans use toilet paper anyway.

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5. Re: shortage of toilet paper

Ken, what do they use?

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Granma!! (Newspaper)

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I agree with ken, most Cubans I know don't use TP, not because it's not available in the store but because it's a bit expensive and they prefere to put their money on other things. They use newspaper or wet cloth.

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8. Re: shortage of toilet paper

Cubans also do not flush the paper (usually Granma as ddcuba says) away. They put it in a bin beside the toilet.

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Thanks for the info. I remember one of my grandparents using newspaper, it was hung up with string at the back of the toilet door.

Newton Aycliffe...
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10. Re: shortage of toilet paper

Hey Pat. I remember that was the case with my grandma's toilet. All the toilets were outside the house in those days. I remember in the house where we first lived during the war, we had to go down the yard to use the toilet.

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