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gonna see a man about a horse

 
paul wheaton
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I need to be away from my desk for a moment

taking a bio break

gotta bleed my lizard

(more?)
 
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drain the snake

drop the kids off at the pool
 
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the latest euphemism from our office: have lunch outside.
Coined after one person spent an extended lunchbreak away from the office (we normally have lunch in the cafetaria, courtesy of the company) and people jokingly started asking him where he'd been for a job interview.
 
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My favorite is "Je vais t�l�phoner � Hitler", popular in France in the late 40's.
 
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I use a direct approach: "I need to wet now."
 
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drain the main vein

respond to a bladder interrupt
 
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Take a short walk

Powder my nose

Take a slash

Visit the gent's

Go to the little explorer's room

"I'm going to the toilet, can I get you anything?"

... and that was just today.
 
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I heard "gotta visit John" from americans.
Russians replace John with Fyodor - a typical russian name.
 
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Logging on to the porcelain network.
 
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Push a consultant into the pool. (Apologies, consultants.)
 
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excuse me: I'll be right back.
 
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givi'n up smoking. just last one.
 
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Ewww - is THAT what that meant?! Well, thanks for making it clear!!
 
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hit the head.

.... there's gotta be some really good ones here. Is this the best we can come up with?
 
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Since I'm in Cleveland...

Taking the Browns tot he Super Bowl.
 
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Going to shake hands with the unemployed.
 
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An iranian girl I know calls it "doing something important".

At my old job, there was "faire un tour dans le jardin", at another job it was "mictionate", playfully derived from the latin.

In Norwegian I've heard (direct translation) "whip the bat".
 
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My ex-brother-in-law used to say "Gotta go tap a kidney."

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