I’m amazed that this even went to court or there is even a debate in Germany over whether or not men are allowed to pee standing up.
But at least they seem to have some good judges there.
Men have the right to pee standing up in their own homes, a GermanÂ court has ruled.
An Englishmanâ€™s home may be his castle, but in Germany the courts consider it their duty to rule on even the most intimate details of life at home.
The ruling comes after a landlord took his former tenant to court for refusing to pay for damage to the marble floor of the bathroom of his flat that he said was caused by stray drops from the tenantâ€™s habit of relieving himself standing up.
It might seem standard practice for most men to take aim from a standing position, but some sections of German society have a bizarre obsession with obliging men to answer natureâ€™s call while seated.
It is not uncommon to find home-made signs in German bathrooms commanding men to adopt a seated position. Read more »