Why is it called a HAT? - page 3

This is a very silly question, I know - but it is burning in my mind. :) That little plastic pot that we put in the toilet to measure urine is called a hat - does anybody know why?... Read More

  1. by   mother/babyRN
    :d supposedly, upside down ( if you, as we do, have the type with the wings so it hangs in the toilet), it resembles the nuns habit , or "hat" of sister bertrille,(sally field), of the flying nun fame...guess that dates me , doesn't it.?
  2. by   mother/babyRN
    my husband, retired uscg, which is a part of the armed services that is rarely if ever properly recognized, offers that the bathroom is referred to as the " head", because that is where you are usually heading when not actively working or sleeping....