Are Poop Puns the New Ice Buckets?

Celebrating the Grand Poobah of Poop on World Toilet Day

Photo by Lauren Ishak

The distinct smell of human excrement was in the internet air today in honor of U.N. World Toilet Day. Irony of ironies, VICE waxed earnest about the event with an op-ed entitled “Today Is UN World Toilet Day — and It’s No Laughing Matter.” Elsewhere, the online conversation seemed to indicate otherwise: The global sanitation crisis seemed very much a laughing matter.

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