Originally, Frank Lathrop named the cushion the TooT
TrappeR®. At the time, it seemed like the perfect descriptive name.
In time doctors heard about the cushion and
began to inquire about it..
Although they were interested
in such a product for their patients, whenever we mentioned the name TooT TrappeR®, they would
They worried that some would think it was a joke. They were also
concerned that no one would take them seriously if they wrote TooT
TrappeR® on the patient's prescription. In all honesty, who could
blame them? Still a name was needed for this product that would
prove to be functional for
their patient's needs.
Because of this concern, we changed the name to the Flatulence Filter® Seat
Cushion. This resulted in a more clinical sounding name, less likely
to be mistaken as a gag.