He probably fell onto it, right?

A man had to call the fire brigade for assistance after he got a toilet roll holder stuck up his bottom.

He was gently removed from the fitting but required on the spot medical assistance from paramedics.

It is not known what type of toilet roll holder it was but hope fully it was more this...

toilet roll holder

Than this...

toilet roll holder

Or this...

toilet roll holder

The Fire Brigades Union in Wales told the Mirror: "Sometimes someone will tell you a story and you just think: 'I can’t top that'.

"To be honest, if I managed to get myself into one of these sorts of scrapes, the last thing I would want would be a whole crew of firefighters coming to see me!"

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  • #1

    <a href="http://www.poemhunter.com/sir-john-harrington/biography/" target="_hplink">Britain's first flushing toilet</a> was invented by Queen Elizabeth's godson, writer, Sir John Harrington.

  • #2

    Toilet brushes were manufactured using the same machinery as <a href="http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/Plumbing_3.htm" target="_hplink">artificial Christmas trees</a>.

  • #3

    Supposedly, a <a href="http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/Plumbing_3.htm" target="_hplink">toilet was found in a Chinese tomb</a>, dating back to 206 BC to 24 AD.

  • #4

    <a href="http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1940525,00.html" target="_hplink">Early toilets</a> have been found in Scotland, dating back to 3,000 B.C.

  • #5

    In the 1880s, <a href="http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1940525,00.html" target="_hplink">Prince Edward hired Thomas Crapper</a> to build bathrooms in royal palaces.

  • #6

    <a href="http://mythbustersresults.com/episode39" target="_hplink">Mythbusters said</a> that the toilet seat is one of the cleanest parts of the bathroom.

  • #7

    This is pretty unusual: In 1950, <a href="http://www.villeroy-boch.com/en/us/home/the-company/about-villeroy-boch/stories/the-history-of-the-toilet-sanitations-ups-and-downs.html" target="_hplink">many German homes</a> did not have their own toilets.

  • #8

    The Energy Policy Act of 1994 <a href="http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1940525,00.html" target="_hplink"> requires flush toilets</a> to use 1.6 gallons of water.

  • #9

    For years, many people would <a href="http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,996507,00.html" target="_hplink">cross the border to Canada</a> to buy high-flow toilets.

  • #10

    <a href="http://www.infoplease.com/askeds/white-house-bathrooms.html" target="_hplink">The White House has 35 bathrooms</a>, which means it has 35 toilets -- lots of choices for the first family.