Code-X (86)

By: Joshua Glenn
January 8, 2016

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Call this Toilet Paper category code: Mother’s Touch.

Definition: Toilet paper depicted as a vector for mothering toddlers — i.e., a vehicle for cuddling and caregiving, now that your child is getting too old for diapers and is becoming a little more independent.

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Notes on this code: Displays of physical affection — hugging, snuggling, cuddling, nuzzling, sometimes in a playful, half-wrestling way.

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