Used to differentiate between the two most common reasons for visiting the loo. Allows for open discussion of bathroom activities in public or in mixed company.
n. a bowel movement
v. to defecate
Bill: I need to go to the bathroom before we leave.
Tina: Is it serious?
Tina: Then we'll never get out of here!
Bill: I know you're still putting on your makeup in here but I gotta go serious!
Bill (with newspaper tucked under arm): I'll be back in 20 minutes, I have to conduct some serious research.