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Sanitation is a serious issue around the globe, but that does not mean that there isn't a lighter side to the topic. We would like to highlight a few fun facts about the toilets we are using today.
King Minos of Crete had a comfy and clean seat on his toilet with running water
The Romans kept their streets clean by building outhouses directly over a canal
Sir John Harrington builds a flush toilet to keep the bathroom of Queen Elizabeth I clean and hygienic
Alexander Cummings paves the way for flush toilets for the general public by patenting his design
Home comforts away from home as the Tremont Hotel of Boston (USA) installs eight water closets
American Joseph Gayetty introduced the first packaged toilet paper in 1857. Toilet paper in roll form only became common around 1907.
A regular person on average visits the toilet 2500 times a year, about six-eight times a day. This amounts to about three years of your life in the toilet!
Pomegranates with studs of cloves were used as the first toilet air-freshener
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