All around the hidden poo pockets of the internet, people seem to be asking one question: Why do bookstores make me want to poop?
GOOD. QUESTION. My friend has been wondering same.
Well, it's called the the Mariko Aoki phenomenon, and according to the Wikipedia page, it could be caused by: "the smell of paper or ink having a laxative effect, the association with reading on the toilet at home, and the posture of browsing making bowel movement easier."
If you've experienced the Mariko Aoki phenomenon (the bookstore poops), you're not alone:
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