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By Julie L. Horan

Elvis died on one and Charles V, ruler of Germany and Spain, was once born on one. even if we use them on a daily basis, so much folks understand little or no approximately bathrooms. This specific bathroom historical past contends that civilization started, no longer with the written note, yet with the lavatory. via ads, diaries, museum catalogs and anecdotes, this publication explores the background of the lavatory and the customs and manners surrounding it. Illustrations.

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