No cause of death was listed, but one presumes it had nothing to do with his little TP addiction.
I always thought that squeezing the toilet paper somehow violated some sort of unwritten supermarket law, that some things simply didn't fly in the once-genteel grocery stores of a now-forgotten age. Either way, the phrase was a cultural touchstone for much of my childhood.
Here's a peek at the classic franchise:
Additional links of note, because I know you have so much free time to read this:
- Mr. Whipple wiki entry
- Charmin wiki entry
- The Charmin gateway (yes, a toilet paper brand with its own web site. We're doomed.)
Your turn: Do you squeeze it? Come on, be honest!