Toilet Flapper


This is a “toilet flapper.” It is the name for a real thing. Like any name, it can be used in sentences.  “I had to purchase a new toilet flapper.” I went to the hardware store to purchase a universal toilet flapper.” I successfully installed the new toilet flapper.” “The new toilet flapper is excellent.”

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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1 Response to Toilet Flapper

  1. dmf says:

    I like that the name is a description.
    The whole DIY/repair thing has some interesting philosophical extensions that go beyond Heidegger on broken tools, you might like this essay and there is a reading/audio of it in the comment section:

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